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With Gmail, 'The Dots Don't Matter'. See https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7436150?hl=en. So, mail sent to john.doe123@gmail.com will be routed to the same mailbox as johndoe123@gmail.com. As to why this happened in the first place - it could be that someone is trying to pull-off a variation of this scam, to create a Discord account (possibly for ...


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Let's start with, "What if a scammer pretends to be a bank ? It looks like it's very much possible to send an email as support@someBank.com. There must be some sort of protection against this?" This is why we have standards such as Sender Policy Framewark (SPF). SomeBank.com can (should) publish an SPF record in its DNS to specify the SMTP servers ...


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