For years my Hotmail.com has been receiving about a dozen spam emails every day, fortunately all these go to the junk folder. Although very often genuine emails go to the junk folder too, so I have to constantly check the junk folder as if were the Inbox, just without the notifications. These very often include pseudo emails from myself I'm unable to block & the usual HMRC stuff. I've blocked hundreds of emails over the years & even found the actual source email & manually input that into the blacklist but all this has no effect. A couple of times there was a sudden surge in spam, notably after my email/unique password was hacked from the Oneplus phone website, then I started receiving 20 Chinese spam emails every day but that has now stopped. The second surge in spam traffic was when I took my Samsung phone to a local Samsung repair dealer shop to replace a cracked camera lens cover on a S7e, they said it would cost £20 but they'd have to remove the back panel & to call back after a few days once they received the part + they wanted my email too. A few days past & on my return they were very unhelpful & said they could not source the part or fix it. Then I suddenly started receiving an extra dozen spam emails/day for a few weeks. I then ordered a £5 lens cover from Amazon & fitted it myself in 5 minutes I recently had my first iPhone & stopped using Google & instead Duckduckgo. Then spam emails dropped from a dozen per day to 3... the lowest in years. Although, after a few weeks they've started to creep up again. Especially after running the LinkedIn app I started receiving bogus LinkedIn emails, but after uninstalling LinkedIn these emails stopped, this happened before with Android! The most worrying thing is I emailed a friends iCloud email from my Hotmail on a new iPhone with hardly any apps installed & now he's receiving bogus LinkedIn emails pretending to be from me, even though he's not on my LinkedIn. As my Hotmail is 20yrs old & linked to many online accounts it would be a huge task to change my email on all these accounts, but if I changed it to eg iCloud or Gmail which have never received spam, would these emails then become dirty? See the screenshot below which is very typical, even though I have 2 step verification on my Hotmail does the activity below suggest that Hotmail email traffic is being monitored by auto bot hackers who are grabbing genuine email addresses I use & then email those too? Or more worrying have access to the email content I send & receive? I use complex/unique passwords for most websites & the more important the site the more complex the password.