Recommended IT Practices

Spam and Spoofing

Spam is generally defined to be unsolicited commercial email (UCE). However, some people regard any unwanted messages as spam, including:

Although unsolicited bulk email has existed for years, over the past several months, it has become more pervasive, more offensive, and more expensive to deal with.

There a few things you can do to help reduce the amount of unwanted email you receive:

These suggestions are presented in more detail, along with more information regarding spam and what to do about it, at www.uh.edu/infotech/spam.