By Emile Greyling Adapted from Andy O’Donnell
You never know who you’re replying to.
Lots of professionals use out-of-office email messages to inform clients and co-workers about their absence and provide contact info while they’re away.
It seems like the responsible thing to do, but it isn’t, necessarily. Out-of-office messages can be a major security risk. Out-of-office replies can potentially reveal a huge amount of sensitive data about you to anyone who happens to email you while you’re away.