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Don't open any e-mail attachments from anyone you don't know.
Don't open e-mail attachments that you are not expecting.
Don't forward e-mails with graphics or animation. This uses large amounts of bandwidth, which can cause mail servers to slow or possibly crash.
Don't send e-cards, which direct the recipient to the Internet to pick up their card.
Remember that it is against our policy to participate in chain mail.