The Internet and Email are the most dangerous avenues for viruses and scams. I am going to show you a couple of ways to protect yourself from these threats via email.
The first one, is to hide the message reading pane; and the second one is to use the “to” column to verify the recipient of the email before you open it.
Depending on your email client (the program you use to view your email) the settings should be similar to what I am about to describe. For this exercise I will use the Windows Live Mail program that comes with your windows Vista, 7, or 8. If you have a different operating system and email client, leave me a message at bottom of this article and I will respond with a specific solution for your case. Continue reading “Two Tweaks To Avoid Email Scams”