Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetSecurity · 1 decade ago

Giving out your e-mail address???

Is it safe to give out your e-mail address to someone you don't know? Is there anyway someone could get you private info on your computer by having your e-mail or IM address?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    As long as you don't give them any personal information or your password, I don't think it would be unsafe (assuming they won't try to send you viruses in their attachments). The biggest risk, excepting the virus in the attachment thingy, is that you would get spammed.

    If you're really heart set on giving out your email address to someone you don't know and trust, I'd suggest making a new, fake one. It's a fairly quick and easy process, and doesn't present much risk.

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  • 1 decade ago

    If you e-mail that person with your e-mail they could gain your IP address and possible account ID number/name through using the headers in the e-mail.

    However, just giving your address to a stranger does not put you at risk unless you give them other information to go with it.

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  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    givemespams@gmail.com send spam here!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No E-mail addresses are stored on a server not your computer

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  • 1 decade ago

    You should never give out personal information to someone you dont know.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Its not always safe, so stick with just not telling anyone your email, kiddo. OK, good luck in life.

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  • 1 decade ago

    h e double hockey stick don give yo **** out

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  • 1 decade ago

    Not really....I woudnt give mine out to people I didnt know though...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Yes they will molest you while you sleep if you tell them your email address.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Not safe, and some ways, darn those Hackers. >:(

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