Protecting Yourself from Spam

Document created by shaw-fraser on Jul 16, 2015Last modified by shaw-matt on Nov 1, 2016
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Q: Who likes getting spam in their email?

A: No one!

 

The best way to protect yourself against Shaw email security issues is be proactive in securing your account. This includes making sure that your Shaw email password cannot be easily guessed, and that it meets or exceeds our email password requirements.

 

The following document outlines the best practices for creating or updating your Shaw email address password: Password Requirements for My Account and @shaw.ca Email Accounts

 

Key indicators that your Shaw email account may have become insecure can include receiving high numbers of email bounce back messages, or if you are suddenly unable to sign in to your email account. If you are experiencing these types of issues with your Shaw email account please see the following article for additional support: Alert for Shaw email - E-mail spam bounce back messages & Unable to Login

 

Click here for Recent Fraudulent Messages and Phishing Attempts .

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