How does a spammer get your email address?
There are many ways a spammer can obtain your email address.
a. You can disclose it yourself by posting your email address on auctions, bulletin boards, advertising, or email locators.
b. Businesses might sell your email address or other personal information to a spammer.
c. Spammers can use software programs to collect email addresses from web sites or they can use random number generators to send spam out randomly.