Stopping Spam the Easy Way

Spam messages in your email inbox are really irritating. Imagine yourself receiving messages that contain nothing but promotional materials, marketing and even messages that are proven harmful to your computer and personal information security. As a matter of fact there have been many people who have lost their email accounts and valuable information because of spamming. Now, if you are thinking of various ways on how to stop spam, well, you are on the right page. Read on and find out how you can stop spam the easy ways.

1. Be wise in using your email accounts. Why is this important? This is because of the fact that there are times wherein you are just opening messages from your inbox even if you do not know where it came from. Never open a spam message. If you have received one and accidentally opened it, do not click on any links that are mentioned in the message. You will never know what is in store for you. You really have to discern what spam messages are or not. The link may contain viruses that may harm your computers. It may even contain phishing websites that will get your passwords and information only to find out that your identity has already been stolen. Just be wise. Do not even try to respond to spam messages especially when you do not know the sender of the message.

2. Do not register your email accounts to just anywhere over the Internet. You can do this by setting up an account that is disposable. If you really want to register on various websites in the Internet, you can use your disposable email accounts so as for you to avoid handling over your real email account to spammers. There are really times wherein you will need to register online. It could be for an online purchase or even social networking sites. Even in doing so, make sure that you are keeping your email confidential. Do not just give it out to anyone.

3. Use Spam Filter. Although email account providers such as Yahoo and Gmail have their own spam filter, you must still turn it on. In that way, your email account can automatically detect the content of a message. Hence, determining if it is spam or not. You can also try to buy spam filter for better protection.

The best thing about the spam protection is that you can get it for free or pay for it. You can do a quick research and find a lot of great programs that will help you out with protecting your computer.

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