Oh, spam. There is so much of it. Some estimates say that 90 percent of email sent around the world is spam. Sometimes it’s hard to sort the wheat from the chaff; or the ham from the spam.
It’s been a plague since the earliest days of the Internet. Whether it’s spam that contains attachments–which, if opened, could hijack your computer (though most often, these attachments carry Windows malware)–or phishing emails that try to trick you into entering your bank or Apple ID credentials on dodgy websites, spam is both an annoyance and a danger.
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