There’s no denying that our email addresses happen to be very, very important. Even if the email address belongs to the time when having cool and swanky email addresses were all the rage. A lot has changed since those days but the one thing that has remained consistent is obviously the importance of your email address.

Especially if your work and personal email address happens to be the same; it’s important to make sure that you keep it safe, and away from any intruders that may want to jeopardize your email address, and that is why, we are going to take a look at some of the mistakes you should avoid with your email address.

For more information, you can head over to and get some nice hacks, and tricks that you can use on your email addresses. As for this article, we should start looking at what’s important.

Keeping The Password Generic
Your phone number as a password is somewhat secure, your phone number with some letters is better. What we are trying to say here is that you should never keep your password to generic, don’t keep your name as a password, or even your favourite game. Just make sure that it’s properly secure, you’re free to use symbols too.

Opening Unknown Attachments
Believe it or not, unknown attachments can do a lot more damage than just clutter your inbox, they can contain things like keyloggers, and they can even be phishing attempts to get a hold of your account details, and hack into the accounts really easily. So, whenever you receive and email that contains an attachment, make sure it is sent by someone you can trust, or at least make sure that you double check, and ask that person.