Information and Media Technology
We encourage email users to have a basic understanding of good email etiquette. The Email Etiquette (PDF)* guide will help users learn the foundations.
For a list of IMT policies, including those related to email, visit the policies index.
Forwarding email hoaxes is a violation of APU's Acceptable Use Policy. Check the validity of email warnings, petitions, and special interest alerts before forwarding them. Below is a list of virus and hoax resources for your benefit.
- Read the official IMT list – A list of email hoaxes and viruses provided by IMT for the benefit of the APU community in Outlook > All Public Folders > APU Public Folders > E-Mail Hoaxes
- Search by subject and find out if an email is legitimate or a hoax:
About.com Archive of Urban Legends and Folklore
- Check the McAfee website for new legitimate virus warnings or to see if the one you just
received is a hoax:
McAfee virus information