Tips To Avoid Receiving Spam

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It is difficult to find those who use the mail today and not already heard of spammers. If you are one of the lucky ones who never was presented to spam, Know that this is the term for which is commonly known sending mass email messages, usually with advertising imprint (but not exclusively). The spam is also known by the acronym UCE (Unsolicited Commercial Email or Message Commercial Non-Solicited).

To avoid, or at least greatly reduce, the receipt of such emails here we have 10 basic tips that you can follow:

Do not reply to spam

Never, no way to respond to spam messages. The vast majority of spam comes with a text saying something like “click here if you no longer wish to receive our messages,” or “reply to this message with the subject ‘Remove’ to delete your email from our database.” Never send email to spammers even for swearing at them. Often this deception is used to confirm whether you have a valid email address. Just click on the “Cancel” if the mail is from a company known and trusted.

Delete

By identifying a spam message, Delete it before reading, and avoid entering into sites you know who send spam to advertise their services. If spammers realize that their emails are being ignored and that their reputation is being affected, may feel discouraged from this practice.

Preserve your email address

Do not give your email address in chat rooms (chat), Instant messenger, forums and discussion groups.

Have a primary email

Ideally, create an email only to accomplish registration on sites where it is needed (virtual stores, for example) and use it only for this purpose. So your primary e-mail is “cleaner”.

Collective purchases

Sites like these often been accused of selling mailing lists. So always prefer to register an email that is not used much, as said in the above tip.

Retail stores

By completing registration shops shopping and the like, do fill it with your personal email. You never know if the store will sell or not your database (included with your email address) to companies with bad intentions.

Blind copy

If you want to send email to several people, always use the “blind carbon copy (Bcc). That way you protect the address of your friends and yours. Enjoy and encourage them to do that too. Who would not be annoyed to receive an email with a huge list of emails from other people? It’s so spammers Easily manage your lists of valid emails to send their junk to us.

Do not fear threats

Do not take seriously warnings about e-mails with ominous warnings or charges for payment of debts fictitious, or to clean their bodies on behalf of credit protection (Professionals, Credit Protection Service, IRS, or others). These agencies do not communicate with anyone via email. In fact, stop thinking: I really have account on this company?

Never provide your information (ID number, address and phone number) in response to these agencies. That’s exactly what they seek.

Report

You should always send the complaint to the provider’s home spam. For this it is absolutely essential to read the message header. It is appropriate for complaints to be forwarded with copies to SpamCop .

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