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Yes, don't answer mail or respond when you don't know the person who is sending. Not even when they say they are Microsoft, Apple or your bank. Once you answered some simple questions, they will send more mails for more information. Or they let you click to check your computer. Once you allowed then to "check" you lost control over your own computer. Next thing will be a message you must buy a virus scanner or have to pay $100, to the FBI, because you have done something illegal.

Most mail, from senders I don't know end up in my spam folder, without notice. I only allow mail from people in my contact list.



Be wise put the mail address and the text in the subject in two different spam filters, so you don't need to see them anymore.

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