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I've been receiving more obvious spam emails recently, like an email that pretends to be Dicks Sporting Goods. The title is "CONGRATULATIONS!". The content says that I won a free Yeti cooler. The "from" email address is a mess, but it contains keywords like "protection", "ind01", "outbound", "outlook", etc.

And it doesn't even go into the promotions folder, but into my main Inbox. I thought that Google became so good that spam like this was basically impossible. It's been the case for a while now. Has something changed?


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