Five Characteristics of SPAM

If you have an email account, you have undoubtedly encountered SPAM at some point in your online life. Some of it is just plain annoying, but some of it can be malicious in nature. While some harmful SPAM appears obvious, some does not. In the case of the latter, a nasty surprise may be in store for the unsuspecting recipient. The first step in protecting yourself and your computer is to recognize what constitutes SPAM.

Following is an infographic produced by the Canadian government that illustrates five key characteristics of SPAM.

 

 5 Characteristics of Spam

 

To visit the Fightspam site, click here.  Download a PDF version of this infographic:  Spam_info.pdf

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