Articles tagged: email scam
We often get forwarded email warning us about everything from lost children to free money to crooked politicians. They’re mostly bogus, and they’re known as urban legends. Here’s how to tell.
Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there’s so much spam is simple: spam works.
If we would all be a little more skeptical, we’d be safer and the internet would be a more trustworthy place.
Email spoofing is rampant. Spammers often send email that looks like it came from you, and there’s little that you can do about it.
Reporting spam in your email program with the spam button is critical. Reporting it by forwarding it somewhere isn’t going to do any good.
Of course it might be spam, but sometimes things like this are just bad luck.
Scammers are an international problem and that makes it extremely difficult to stop. In the end, it’s all about the money.
When a hacker has access to your email account, they can do anything — even change settings you know nothing about. Let’s take a look at some of the possible dangers.