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Ask the expert: How to protect yourself from spam and phishing

Viviana is an expert in our Mail Security team. One of her main responsibilities is protecting our users from spam emails and phishing attacks. In this interview, she tells us why inboxes have a spam folder and why not all “bad” emails are deleted automatically. Plus, she shares some pro tips for recognizing email scams. more
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Unsubscribe email scam: How to protect yourself

Aren’t spam emails the worst? Sometimes they are just an annoyance, but other times they pose a real risk by infecting your device with a virus or stealing personal data. So, if an unwanted email lands in your inbox and you see an “unsubscribe” button, why not click on it? more
251 people found this article helpful.

How to stop emails you want from going to your spam folder

Are you a freelancer who worries about missing replies from important clients? A bargain hunter who subscribes to newsletters to get the latest promotion codes? Do you have a relative who loves to forward you family updates? If these emails sometimes land in your Spam folder, here are 3 tricks you can use to keep them out. more
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Why did my message bounce? The email header can tell you

Your email is hiding something: All the steps that show how each message got from sender to recipient. Lucky, this secret is not hard to crack – just have a look at the full header. If you need to figure out why a message bounced or report scam emails, this extended header has all the information you need. So where do you find it? more
177 people found this article helpful.

The “Hi Mom!” phishing scam: How to recognize and avoid it

Have you ever received a call for help or a strange text message claiming from your son or daughter? But strangely, you don't recognize the number? Be careful: the “Hi Mom” scam shows no sign of stopping in 2024. more
211 people found this article helpful.

Spear phishing: Understanding email attacks

Phishing scams – where you receive fraudulent messages pretending to be from a trusted sender designed to trick you into revealing personal data – have unfortunately become widespread and the criminals behind them have refined their techniques. more
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Black Friday: Festival for AI-generated spam and phishing

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the weeks leading up to them are peak season for bargain hunters. Criminals are particularly active when numerous online shops are already advertising special offers. more
182 people found this article helpful.

Email spam: Why do I get spam messages & how do I get rid of them?

Spam is one of the things people like least about email. Sometimes it is annoying but harmless – like  bulk advertising. Much worse are the spam emails that try to trick you into scams or contain computer viruses. Luckily, today’s spam blockers keep a large share of such messages from reaching your inbox. You can also help keep yourself safe by learning to identify the most common types of spam and using your spam folder effectively.

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What is quishing? QR code phishing explained

Have you received a strange email asking you to scan a QR code to unlock a great deal? Beware – instead of an amazing special offer, you may be getting scammed. QR code phishing attacks, known as “quishing,” are on the rise as cybercriminals look for new ways to steal your data or infect your device with malware. more
208 people found this article helpful.

What is greylisting and how does it work?

Many of us have experienced this problem: you can’t remember your password for an online service you don’t use that often and have to click “forgot password” to get a reset link. But even though a message pops up claiming that an email was sent to you, no reset link arrives. You click again. Nothing! What just happened? more

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