Why should we worry about email attachments?
They carry viruses that can harm your computer
It depends which email program you use. In general, you would type out your email, then before you send it - there should be a button somewhere on the page to add attachments. Clicking that, you should be able to browse your computer for the file(s) you want to attach. Once you've finished attaching files - click on send.
Risk of email attachments is one way to get a virus/spam/malware but opening an attachment without you not knowing what it is, that's stupid, don't bother even opening the attachment. If you want to open a attachment email and protect yourself, AVG has a email scanner and protecter built in. The email provider you are with will say if its spam or whatever anyways, or should.
Depending on which email you use, you will either see a little box that says Attachments (or Add Attachments) above the body of an email, or below it. Some email services will have a little paper clip that you click. Once you locate any of these tabs, click on one, and you will be prompted to located your document. Once that is found, click on Open and the document should upload as an attachment.
If an e-mail attachment has an extension of .bat, .exe, .com. or any other unfamiliar extension, DO NOT OPEN IT! You run the risk of getting a malware infection if you open it and run the attachments. More advanced e-mail malware infect your computer before you even look at the email, so be careful and aware of the possible risks at all times, offline and online. Most Anti-Virus software nowadays utilize the ability to scan…
What are the risks to open an attachment? The main problem with emails comes from using email attachments. While email attachments represent a useful addition to email functionality, as a way to send files via email, they are also risky due to the fact that email attachments can contain not just documents, but also binary attachments like executable files. Such email attachments can be dangerous as they may contain worms and Trojans that can immediately…
This question has a very simple solution, either you may attach the several photos as several attachments (attachments are found alongside a little paperclip logo; something to take into consideration) or, a slightly simplier, less effective method is to copy paste the photos onto the email. For more information on attachments, just search on the Internet - it is a simple process and any instructions should be easy to follow.
· Don't open any e-mail attachments or files unless you know what they are, even if you know the sender. Some viruses automatically send themselves to the e-mail addresses in the address book that it's infected.. · You have to be careful before opening e-mail attachments as the attachments may be affected with a computer virus. · Don't open email attachments or website addresses that you can click on unless you REALLY know what you're…
Usually email attachments are limited to 10mb. Now, you have to watch this because your files will expand approximately 33% when they are encoded. So, in actuality, the limit is more like 7.5mb. Anything large will require a premium email account or the use of a third party email/file storage website.