Tag Archives: Spam

IS Spam Management

The first unsolicited commercial email, now called junk mail or spam, can be traced back to 1978 when a young engineer at DEC, Gary Thuerk, sent a mass-mail announcement about their new DECSystem20 computer to six hundred ARPAnet users. Little did he know then that, by 2010, over 95% of all messages sent over the Internet would be spam. […]

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Spam Protection on the Mac

Mac users have generally been secure in the understanding that the thousands of viruses affecting Windows systems do not affect MacOS. However, in the recent past there has been a proliferation of spyware, some viruses and other attacks that can impact MacOS users. Moreover, MacOS users can still pass on viruses, and are subject to issues related to […]

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Spam Protection on the PC using Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter

Microsoft Outlook’s Junk E-Mail Filter uses several factors to identify spam, including analysis of the content and how the mail is routed to you. You can further add your own local settings, as mentioned below. It’s a good idea to check your Junk Mail folder regularly to make sure no legitimate messages are ending up […]

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