Spam Awareness

What is Spam?

A spam email is any unwanted email you receive that does not correspond with the purpose of which your email account is designed to be used.

I’ve received spam, what should I do?

When you’ve identified a spam email in your inbox, do not click on anything in the email and do not respond to the sender. To report spam emails, forward them to and then delete the spam email from your inbox. Click here for more information on what to do when you get spam.

Types of Spam

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Unwanted emails you receive that you don't subscribe to receive.

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Emails designed to deliberately deceive you into giving away money or valuable information.

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Emails designed to trick you into giving away account credentials, personal identification information, account numbers, and more.

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Emails where the spammer sends the email from one account, but makes it look like it's being sent from another.

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Too Good To Be True

Emails that offer you something valuable to grab your attention, but then deceive you into giving away personal information or money.

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Adult Content

These emails use sexually explicit content in a way to trick you into clicking on malicious links, or giving away personal information or money.

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These emails are typically designed to trick you into downloading malicious software onto your computer.

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Other types of spam exist as well that you should be on the lookout for, including test spam, political spam, click bait spam, and more.

Spam Tips

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Identifying Spam

Spam can be difficult to identify if you don't know what you're looking for. To keep yourself safe, it's important to know what to look for to identify spam. Click to learn more.

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What To Do When You Get Spam?

Send any suspected spam to so we can take a look at it for you. It's also very important that you take important steps to keep yourself safe from malicious emails. Click for more information.

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Preventing Spam

You are in control of how much spam you receive. There are things you can do to prevent the amount of spam receive, but there are other things a lot of people do that increases the amount of spam they receive. Click to learn more.

More Information

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How We Block Spam

We use a spam filtering service to filter through all of the emails we receive every day. When we receive reports of spam, we'll use this filtering service to block any unwanted spam. Click to learn more.

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The CAN-SPAM Act is legislation that directly impacts the way we handle certain types of spam emails. Click to learn more.