Tuesday, May 14, 2013

How to Identify Spam Email

While spam filters will catch most of it for you, every email user should know how to identify the occasional spam email that makes it through. This post contains tips to help you identify spam, but please remember: diligence alone is no replacement for good anti-malware and spam filtering software. Responding to these messages can cost you hours of frustration cleaning up a mailbox filled with spam, or a lifetime dealing with identity theft.

Check out the sample message below to learn some of the ways to identify spam email:

Never respond to or click links in a suspicious message. Simply forward the message to helpdesk@cgu.edu & then delete it.

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