Even though most of us might never fall for it, the reason there’s so much spam is simple: spam works.
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.
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.
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.
Every few days, we get forwarded email warning us about everything from lost children to free money. They’re mostly bogus, and known as urban legends.