By: Aubrey Brempong

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What you need to know about spam

Spam is unsolicited emails or messages. They can cost you money from sms charges. Spam can also take up a lot of your valuable time sorting through your spam to find your actual mail. Malware spreads through spam and it can also be used for fraud.

How to avoid spam

Spam has become a real problem, but there are ways to defend against it. On your computer, you can put up spam filters that will help you to stay away from spam. Also, use your common sense and do not reply to spam emails or messages. There is also the option of using one use addresses as well. Try to stay away from the problem of spam mail.