Spam

What it is and how to avoid it

What is spam?

Spam is irrelevant or unwanted messages sent out to large numbers of people usually through email and sometimes SMS.

What it does

Spam is usually harmless and is an annoyance, but it can take up bandwidth and bog down your computer.

How to avoid it

What you can do

  • Do not reply to spam texts/emails
  • Use separate emails for different things/activities
  • Spam filters