Security Centre


What do I need to know? : Junk mail

What is it?

Junk e-mail or spam, are unwanted e-mails about moneymaking schemes, porn sites, weight-loss programmes and more.

What can I do?

  • Although MWEB automatically filters most spam before it reaches you, if one does slip through the net report it as ‘spam’ in MWEB Message Centre. If you are not using Message Centre, forward the e-mail to
  • Never respond or unsubscribe to junk mail, as the sender then will know they have found an active e-mail address and send more.
  • Do not give your e-mail address (online or in the real world) to an untrusted source, and make sure every Web site you give your e-mail address to has a good privacy policy.

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