Hello Rick. When you have spam filtering turned off, suspected spam emails will be delivered to your email inbox. However, they will still have the spam label attached to them to warn you that they may be spam. This is normal and is by design. -Allan, Cox Support Forums Moderator.
Hi Rick, Cox has a variety of measures in place to help protect our customers and our network from spam, and we continue to look for ways to improve our services through the control and elimination of spam. Here is some additional information on how Cox deals with spam, as well as ways to protect yourself from potential threats: