Spam Email Is Down, But Keep Your Guard Up
The Internet was a little safer in June as spam, phishing and email-based malware were all down, according to security company Symantec.By Leah Becerra | July 20, 2015
Symantec's June Intelligence Report said spam email has reached the lowest low since 2003. So if you're still getting spammed, it's probably your own fault.
Or you work in the mining or manufacturing sectors — which are apparently the fields where email accounts receive the most junk.
For everyone else, though — you know who you are — that spam is self-inflicted. Every time you sign up to win an iPad or enter for a vacation giveaway, you're volunteering your email to get filled with junk. (Video via Trend Micro)