Saturday, February 11, 2012

Tips to Avoid Moving Scam in Our Email

With the rise of internet users in Indonesia, phishers seem to be more active 'work'. Here are some tips for avoiding adalam Scam circulating on email us.

For information, Scam is a fraudulent electronic news, so the sender will receive certain benefits and advantages. Examples of scam that we often encounter is the chain letter, and announcement of the lottery.

Here are things you should do and not do when we receive strange emails.

You should do:
- Unsubscribe from legitimate mailing lists if you do not want to receive messages again from the mailing list. When signing up to receive email, check for additional items just about anything you want at the same time. Do not select the items you want.

- Be selective in the sites where you register your email address.

- Avoid displaying your emai address on the Internet. Consider alternative options-for example, use a separate address when registering at a particular mailing list, have several email addresses for different destinations, or look for a disposable email service.

- By using the instructions provided by the administrator, report spam if you have the option to do so.
- Delete all spam

- Avoid clicking on suspicious links in emails or IM messages, because these may be links to fake websites. We suggest typing the site address directly in the browser rather than believe in a link in the message
- Ensure that the operating system is always updated with the latest updates, and use a comprehensive package of security software. To obtain complete information on Symantec protection offerings please visit

- Consider the antispam solution that has a good reputation for handling screening throughout your organization such as Symantec Brightmail family messaging security solutions.
- In order to stay updated about new spam trends by visiting the spam situation information from Symantec.

Should not Do:
- Opening attachments from unknown email. This attachment can infect your computer.
- Reply to spam. Usually the forged email addresses, and replying to email spam, spam spam will result in another.

- Fill out the message that asks for personal or financial information or passwords (password.). Leading company may not ask for personal information via email. If not hesitate to contact the company concerned through a trusted independent mechanism, such as by verifying the phone number or Internet address is known that you type into a new browser window (do not click or cut and paste from the link in the message).

- Buying products or services from spam messages.

- Open the spam message.

- Forward any virus warnings you receive by email. It may be that this is a hoax (hoax).

Good Luck...!!


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