Spam is the electronic equivalent of the ‘junk mail’ that arrives on your doormat or in your postbox. However, spam is more than just annoying. It can be dangerous – especially if it’s part of a phishing scam.
Spam emails are sent out in mass quantities by spammers and cybercriminals that are looking to do one or more of the following:
Here are some useful tips – from Kaspersky Lab’s team of Internet security experts – to help you reduce the amount of spam email you receive: