INBOX OVERLOAD - How to Stop Spam Texts and Emails

Everyone who’s ever had an email account knows what it’s like to open an inbox flooded with junk email. It can be overwhelming. The sheer volume of these bulk email blasts is annoying enough. But junk email and texts, also known as spam, often come from an unknown sender or an imposter pretending to be a trusted source. Spam is not just inbox clutter. It is a threat to your cyber security. The FTC articles/ how-recognize-and-report -spam-text-messages warns that spam is often the work of a cybercriminal trying to steal your personal information.

Spam Messages Can be Lures For Launching Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals have many nefarious approaches to using spam. Here are a few examples:

How to Stop Spam Emails and Texts

How to Report Spam Text Messages

Essential Network Cyber Security for Small to Midsized Businesses

Spam is just one of many dangerous cyber threats. As remote access work has increased to unprecedented levels, it has become essential to analyze and protect against cyberattacks. All devices connected to your business network are vulnerable to cyber threats. Mobile Device Management is more important than ever, and your devices must have established security protocols and defenses in place to protect your hard-earned business and personal data. Secure business email service is a priority for running your business. Having a team of IT experts to support all your systems is imperative for small to midsized businesses to be unencumbered by cyber threats. Your IT support team can train your staff, update your software, inspect and monitor all your devices and provide iron-clad cyber security for your devices and networks.

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