**Caveat: This only works with Gmail to Gmail using Google’s Chrome browser. Recent revelations concerning the NSA and government surveillance have tended to heighten users’ awareness that email communications are generally susceptible to prying eyes. As a result, I suspect many would be seeking some […]
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Following in the wake of Lavabit’s recent self-imposed suspension, another secure email provider, Silent Circle, has decided to shut down its ‘Silent Mail’ service. Lavabit is the secure email service which came under notice for being whistleblower Edward Snowden’s provider of choice. Lavabit’s owner/operator, Ladar
I guess I was one of many who recently accessed their Gmail only to see incoming emails automatically sorted under a new tabs system. This may be fine if emails were categorized properly but it seemed to me they had been randomly sorted under different
MailStore MailStore is a great utility that will let you backup your online Web Mail. It will connect with web mail services such as GMail, Keiro, IceWarp, and any POP3 or IMAP services. So, this begs the question, “Why backup eMail?” The answer is pretty basic.
The dreaded spam emails, scourge of the internet and something which every user strives to avoid. Seems whenever we give out our email address these days we are leaving ourselves open to a deluge of emails. Whether we’re signing up for an online service, purchasing
I currently have four email clients installed, why? Well, each has its own merits. Thunderbird – because I love to customize and Tbird has lots of add-ons, extensions and themes Postbox – because its slim and eager to go and I got the license for
First an apology! Although I can change my UI to English I really don’t want to create another data file in English for the sake of this article. The article itself is pretty much self explanatory so you can’t really go wrong. One of the
It’s no secret that I like to tweak and customize my OS, so of course it won’t come as any big surprise that I also like to customize my browser and email client. For my email client I use Thunderbird, mainly because of the number
If you needed proof that the email system is being utilized more and more for malware delivery, you need look no further than my own experiences. After many years of never receiving any of these potential threats via email, I have received no fewer than
In all the time I’ve been computering I’ve never actually received any phishing or scam emails myself. Sure, I’ve seen plenty of examples across the net and on computers belonging to my clientele but I’ve never actually had one come through my own inbox… until
The net is abuzz with the news that Microsoft has revamped its Hotmail service and renamed it Outlook.com, and the changes are not merely superficial either. Outlook.com follows the current trend of presenting a minimal interface, or as Microsoft labels it… “clean” and “intuitive”. Skydrive
I have discovered that email is becoming a huge issue for me. Not receiving it… I’m pretty good at that. I’m decent at replying too. You send me a message and (eventually) you will receive a response from me. No problem. But I have a
I’ve written on this subject several times, but the message bears repeating. Email is the main source of all virus and Trojan horse infections on the Internet. This was true in 1996 when email was not nearly as widespread as it is today and it’s
The email preview pane in Outlook Express and other email clients allows you to quickly review a lot of messages just by moving through them in the inbox. This is certainly convenient, but it can make your PC vulnerable to infection by worms or viruses.