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Email: Protect Your Account from Spam

Wherever you go online these days, websites seem to want your email address before they’ll let you in. In the good old days you’d just invent an address, but that no longer works: the website sends a message to the address you gave, and you have to click a link in the message to prove you received it. What will the website’s owner do with your address? They might well start sending you junk mail, and sell it to others who’ll do the same. Don’t make it so easy for them! Instead, use disposable email addresses which let you keep your real email address private. Read on to learn all about these useful free services.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues
Issue: 2021 Issue 9 September
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: E503

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