Don't respond to spam. Some spam messages contain links that promise to remove your
You can further reduce the amount of spam in your personal inbox by restricting the use of your personal email address to correspondence with people you know. All other correspondence, such as on-line purchases, should be done using a sub-account. Verizon offers an on-line Flash tutorial for creating sub-accounts and configuring Microsoft Outlook Express.
How do I prevent spam in the future?
How can Verizon Online help me with spam?
Use Spam Detector to help prevent spam. Spam Detector filters spam before it reaches your Inbox. It is provided at no additional cost by Verizon Online and is automatically enabled when you set up your account during installation. It begins filtering spam as soon as it is installed.
Report spam that reaches your Inbox. If you are using a spam-filtering tool and still receive spam email, please forward the entire message, with full headers displayed, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Verizon Online utilizes Spam Blocking technology to filter your email from messages that are considered a security threat. Learn more about Verizon practices relative to the filtering of email sent to Verizon.net email customers.
What is Verizon Online doing to prevent spam?
What is Spam Detector?
How do I view messages that Spam Detector filters?
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