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Spotting spam email

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In: Digital skills

What you’ll learn...

  • What spam email is and why it’s dangerous
  • How to tell if an email is spam
  • How to tell if an email is real

Course description

This course has lessons and activities to help you spot spam email. Spam emails might give your computer a virus or send your personal information to strangers. This course will give you tips and tricks to spot spam emails.

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In this course, we’ll:

  • Learn about spam email and why it’s dangerous
  • Practice some tricks to spot spam emails
  • Practice some tricks to spot real emails

This course is made possible through the generous support of the Government of Canada.

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