Friday, September 05, 2008

Recognize the 5 Most Common Types of E-mail Scams

The Windows Live Hotmail team recently published a fantastic article providing not only examples but explanations on recognizing E-mail scams. A couple of the examples are Microsoft-specific, using a Hotmail and a "Microsoft Promotions" example. Apply the learnings in the examples provided and you may not only save getting your computer infected, but prevent identity theft as well.

Even if you are cautious and recognize scams, perhaps your "Great Aunt Emma" is gullible or too trusting. Take the time to share this information with that gullible aunt, trusting uncle or kindly neighbor who "only uses the internet to check her E-mail".

Windows Live Hotmail: Learn how to recognize the 5 most common types of E-mail Scams

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