8. You unsubscribe from spams: 10 signs you should invest in your personal cyber security

8. You unsubscribe from commercial emails that you never requested

Remember that spam emails are made to look authentic. This means that they will almost always contain some links which allow you to unsubscribe.
But, instead of that they just make you verify that your emailaddress is valid.



Don’t click on Unsubscribe or Opt-out!

Just mark the email as spam and the email client will do the rest.
If you know how to do that, report it to SpamCop or other organizations that deal with spam.


All these and many more topics are in the free eBook "Improve your security" available here: www.improve-your-security.org.

About the Author

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and until 2014 for Avira as Product Manager, where he was responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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