Sept. 17-23, 1999
"Slow Dance" almost halts U.Va. e-mail
Continuing Ed. preparing Va. teachers for SOL curricula
Property Accounting helps U.Va. stay eligible for grants

Ethicist urges hospitals to learn from their errors

Correction- wrong URL
U.Va. garners EPA's top national award
Take Our Advice/
e-mail spam
"Notable" - faculty & staff
Architect Peter Waldman wins Rome Prize
Hot Links - Oracle of Bacon

Writer Wendell Berry to visit Sept. 22-25

Talk on Rehnquist Court to initiate lectures honoring Abraham


Take our Advice ...

What to do if you've been "spammed"

So what do you do when your cousin forwards to you one of those e-mails that sounds legit, but raises some credibility flags? Dire warnings of catastrophic computer viruses, heart-tugging tales of dying children -- you want to do something to help, but what?

Wait a minute, you'e been "spammed" -- a new term coined to describe unsolicited, and sometimes useless, e-mail. So what do you do?

First, don't forward it, no matter how urgent the plea ("Send this to 10 friends within 10 minutes, and you will have fame and fortune.") Then, check it out. There are several resources at your disposal:


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