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NoSpyMail E-mail Utility

Posted by Jim Bernstein

When trying to keep your computer safe not only do you need to worry about what websites you go to but also what email is coming into your inbox. I'm sure you most likely get spam or junk mail on a daily basis and most of the time its harmless advertising. Criminals are getting more sophisticated these days and are trying to come up with more ways to trick people into opening emails that look like they are from legitimate companies when in fact it's just a fake email from the criminals trying to trick you into opening it so you will become their next victim.

NoSpyMail is a utility that discovers SpyMail in your mailbox and alerts you to it, and then neutralizes it. NoSpyMail operates as a plug-in for Outlook 2000, XP, or 2003 running on Windows 2000 or later.

SpyMail refers to an email message sent to you that attempts to collect information about you, your computer, or your email habits without your permission. SpyMail is used by spammers to try to better target their marketing campaigns. They use this information to find out more about your computer and your email and web habits or to find out if you received their spam. Once they know you read their spam, they know that your email address is valid and current.

A good way to avoid SpyMail is to not have your email client display images by default. NoSpyMail detects images that contain tracking information, and forcibly removes the tracker with a 95% success rate. NoSpyMail does add a tab to the Outlook Options menu where you can control NoSpyMail's behavior. When you do receive a message that contains a Spy Message, a NoSpyMail will show a popup message (which can be turned off).

Click here for more details and to download.

**OnlineComputerTips has not tested this software so try it at your own risk**

 

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