Gmail now blocks suspicious letter combinations to protect against scammers

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    Google announced today that it’s adding a new feature to its spam filtering support in Gmail that will help it protect against possible scams and spam as it introduces support for non-latin characters. Google announced earlier this month that it was adding support for the non-latin characters in email addresses (like accented characters and those written in a script like Chinese), and that it hoped the rest of the industry would follow to offer a seamless mail experience in various languages. Google said today, however, that with the new feature comes the possibility of new scams taking advantage of similarities in characters:


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    Bout time. Though I rarely get a spam e-mail in my Inbox, it does drive me crazy that gmail can't see a space or something to trick the spam filter.