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Sunday February 18 2018
Information Technology Services

Welcome to Spam Busters

Spam Busters from ITS provides information about U-M’s comprehensive approach to spam (junk e-mail) management, tools you can use to reduce the amount of spam in your INBOX, and spam prevention tips.

Quick Tip: What's a dictionary attack?

Spammers take a dictionary of common words and names and then try every combination possible, sending spam to all those guessed user names in a particular domain (such as Most will be returned with an error message that there is no one with that address, but some will get through to real people.

Departmental Anti-Spam Services

Many U-M units provide their own e-mail and anti-spam services. Please check with your department's information technology help desk to find out what is available to you.