Juno Email Security Warning – Guarding Against Online Frauds

If you dwell online, be prepared for online frauds. When we say “dwell online”, it means having an email account to send and receive messages, downloading attachments, accessing website services and information via your email address, reaching out to clients and customers, and more. Juno email is a well-known email service accessed and used by millions of Americans. Although the parent company, i.e. United Online tries hard to protect your online presence, there are instances when users have to deal with Juno email security warning.

One such instance – “When I attempt to open my Juno mail, I receive a full-page Security Warning telling me to change my password. They say my account has been accessed by an outside source.The Geek Squad yesterday claim that the problem is with Juno, not the computer.I can’t get on anywhere in Juno to change the password, plus, I want to be sure there is not still a bug in there if, or when, I can get it done.Help!!” – Wrote one Juno email account holder. In this blog, we try to furnish much-needed information to deal with online frauds and to protect your account against imposters.

Juno Email Security Warning – Much-Needed Measures to Tackle Online Frauds

When it comes to safeguarding your Juno email account, you need to consider the following 5 points.

  1. Account Security:Juno takes its user’s account details very seriously and wouldn’t, at any cost, reveal to anyone. Also, it will not send an unsolicited email asking you to disclose your driver’s license number, password, mother’s maiden name, or social security number. If you do receive such emails, get in touch with their support staff for immediate attention.
  2. Password Security: This is an important concern considering account breach due to a password in the past. Moreover, you are only accountable for the security of your password. While creating your Juno email account password, make sure it is long, contains upper case, lower case, letter, non-letter characters, and hard-to-guess.Choosing familiar words or phrases will make it easy for hackers to break into your account. Select words that are easy for you to remember but impossible for anyone else to guess.

 Even if you trust someone, it is not wise to share your password with the person. When we talk about whether you should share your password, even Juno officials don’t ask for the password under any circumstances. Report it to the officials if an imposer posting as an employee of Juno asks for your password.

  1. Unauthorized Use of Your Account:If you think that someone else has got access to your Juno email account without your permission (known as unauthorized access), you have got to change it at once.Spammers would ensure they break into your account by sending unsolicited emails. You have to be careful while dealing with such emails.
  2. What to Do If Received Unwanted Emails:Although it is quite impossible to stop unwanted emails in Juno, you can report email abuse to prevent them to some extent. Just not Juno, even bigger players like Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook, too, receive spam in bulk. When you receive the unsolicited commercial advertisement, pyramid scheme, mail bomb, threat, or a chain letter, dare not respond.If you do, your name will be added to the spam list. You will receive more spam in the future. You need to keep it in mind that fraudulent commercial solicitations and pyramid schemes are illegal under both state and federal law. Immediately forward a copy of the email to the Juno Customer Support.
  3. How to Avoid Common Internet Schemes:Always avoid clicking on or responding to emails from unknown sources. Doing so would confirm the validity of your email address, thus resulting in more spam and your email address will be added to the spamming list.Get rid of emails containing ‘get-rich-quick’ schemes. Don’t just be fooled and fall prey in the hands of the intruders. Phishing scam emails would appear to have come from reputable entities. When you receive such emails, make sure they are not persuading you to provide certain information or update your account details or something fishy.

How to Change Your Juno Email Password?

No matter what you have to protect your account’s privacy so that no one else can peep into it. This is why you need to ensure you have a strong password. If you believe your password is weak and needs immediate attention, go through the steps below to change your Juno email address password.

  • Launch your preferred web browser and log into your Juno email address using credentials – username and password.
  • Click on the “Options” menu and navigate to the button that says “Password and Security”.
  • It will prompt you to enter the current password. Enter the same in the “Old Password” box.
  • Juno will verify that you have entered the correct password and allow you to change the password. After that, you need to enter the new password in the box that says “New Password”.
  • Confirm the new password by typing it once again in the required field “Confirm New Password”. This will ensure that you have entered the correct information and there’s no type error (because the password is masked by asterisks).
  • If you see the “OK” option, click on the same.
  • Juno will now update your password information.

You will now be able to access your email using the current (changed) password. Now that you know how to change your password, you can follow the same steps to update the same if you believe it has been compromised.

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