Site Overlay

How to prevent your email from being spammed

Sample spam emailAll of us have experienced the tremendous pains of spam. Who can remember the glory days of Hotmail 2MB storage where 85% of the inbox was filled with spam. While this plague is going to exist for some more time, here are a few tips we can take to overcome this issue and prevent spam from hitting your inbox.

» Don’t post your email address on message boards or mailing list.

» Maintain two separate email aliases – one for business and important email and other one for subscribing to mailing lists and web forums (called throw away email)

» Don’t publish your email addres directly on the homepage – use Email Obfuscators.

» Provide a fake email address to websites that require mandatory registration before you download software or read their archives.

Similar Posts:

Published By:

Author: Ajit Gaddam

Ajit Gaddam is an accomplished technology executive and is currently the Head of Security Engineering at Visa, where he is responsible for building large scale AI driven cybersecurity products, leading engineering programs, and providing expert guidance on cybersecurity matters. He has presented at conferences worldwide, including USENIX Enigma, RSA, Black Hat, Strata Data Hadoop, COSO Dublin, and GCS Ukraine. Ajit has been quoted by major media organizations and his work has been showcased in academic journals, security publications, and in two published books. He is an active participant in various open source and standards bodies, is a prolific inventor of disruptive technologies (over 100+ global patents), and moonlights as an instructor (SANS, community colleges).

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll Up