SPAM EMAIL 8 Do’s and Don’ts

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SPAM EMAIL 8 Do’s and Don’ts @sanebox

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Spam (noun) \spam\ Irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.

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Roughly 130 billion spam emails are sent every day! statistics Bonus fact: The US and China account for about 40% of all spam. sources: http://mashable.com/2013/08/09/70-percent-email-is-spam/ http://securelist.com/analysis/monthly-spam-reports/58559/spam-report-february-2014/ http://usa.kaspersky.com/internet-security-center/threats/spam-statistics-report-q2-2013#.U-FlG4BdXOU

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That’s a lot of spam!

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Spammers have many sneaky ways of getting your email address…

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Anywhere you post your email address online is fair game.

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If a computer is infected, spammers can access its address book.

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Spammers automate the process by using robots to crawl webpages.

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Take action – the last thing you want is to compromise your email account! Spammers use many other tactics – These are just a few of the most common.

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Spam is used to get your and… Personal Info, Passwords, Financial Data,

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Spread viruses

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That all sounds terrible right? Here’s what you can do to fight spam…

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Do’s… 4

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Use a disposable email address. #1

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Services like Mailinator allow you to get emails without exposing your real email address.

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Check the privacy policy when giving your email to a website. #2

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Make sure the site is reputable before signing up for anything. Watch out for “sign me up for newsletters”.

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Report spam #3

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Most email services have a “report spam” button right in your inbox.

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Google search #4

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You can also do this with “spam” phone calls – just Google the number that called you. If you’re suspicious of an email, Google it. Chances are you aren’t the only one who got it.

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Don’ts… 4

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Don’t post your email address online! #1

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Spammers get email addresses from blogs, forums, and websites like craigslist.

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Don’t open attachments if something seems off. #2

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Even if you recognize the sender, keep any eye out for anything usual… Their account may have been hacked.

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Don’t always trust “trustworthy”emails. #3

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Sometimes spammers “phish” by copying the email formats of reputable companies. Most of these are easy to spot, but keep an eye out – some of them can be pretty convincing.

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Never reply to spam emails. #4

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Spammers will love you! This exposes you as a person who engages with their email.

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Spam filters have gotten much better over the years, but it’s still good to know what to look out for. Spammers constantly change their tactics to get into your inbox.

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If your spam filter isn’t good enough, here are a few alternatives. Spamihilator works with any POP3 or IMAP mail client. MailWasher works with any email service.

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SPAMfighter works with Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Windows Mail, and Apple Mail. Report spam emails at spamcop.net.

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