Stopping spam

Contact form spam

A friend received the following, below, so I deconstructed it for her, advising that it was “dodgy as heck, do not follow the link”. This is a mass spam to get unwary people to click on the link, which will almost certainly install malware or the like on your computer. From: … Sent: Saturday, February …

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My top ten rules for email

Keeping your mailbox clean 1) Always have an up-to-date anti-virus package and ideally use at least one spam filter. 2) Don’t accept mail with attachments even from relatives if you can help it (unless you are specifically expecting something) – and not ever from strangers! 3) Use different emails as appropriate: One for family and …

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