Items tagged with Email

Email may not have lived up to early expectations that it would kill off the U.S. Post Office, but it (and online Bill Pay, Dropbox, and the like) certainly put a crimp in the mail carrier’s style. Now, Google is giving email a chance to strike... Read more...
We all know that many users have the same, weak password for most of his or her accounts. Plenty of password services have popped up to help us maintain strong, unique passwords, but not everyone is onboard with these programs. Now Yahoo is taking a... Read more...
Earlier this month, it was discovered that China was using man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks against Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird email clients, as well as smartphone apps that use IMAP and SMTP protocols. Or did it? A spokesman for the... Read more...
Sony is having a tough time figuring out its true enemy (psst, Sony, it's North Korea!). Following a massive cyberattack that resulted in the theft of data and ultimately led to the company cancelling the Christmas Day debut of "The Interview," a... Read more...
Sony has unleashed its legal beagles following a massive ransomware attack that resulted in scores of stolen data, including movie scripts, marketing materials, social security numbers and passport information for high profile actors and actresses... Read more...
Microsoft isn't a fan of email bloat, and I think many would fall into the same camp. We're not talking the number of emails here, but rather the clunky and weighty attachments that can come included with some of them. If you're working in an... Read more...
Microsoft is flat out ignoring a federal court order to provide U.S. prosecutors access to a customer's emails being held on a server in Ireland. For Microsoft, this boils down to a matter of trust with its users, and so long as the case continues... Read more...
Generally speaking, you have a right to privacy when it comes to your email account, except when you're accused of a crime and there's a warrant. That's basically what a New York judge ruled when he... Read more...
Ever since Edward Snowden leaked details on how the government had forced various IT companies to disclose information (or secured their willing cooperation), companies like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have been desperate to regain their users'... Read more...
Attention Yahoo Mail users, if you're rocking a browser release that's now dated, you'll need to upgrade to a newer version to continue to have access to all the same features you've grown accustomed to. Beginning June 5, Yahoo will put into effect... Read more...
AOL has experienced a nasty security breach that exposed a great deal of user information, and the company says that it was the work of criminal hackers, as opposed to some kind of glitch or oversight. “AOL is investigating a security incident... Read more...
Ever have a funny feeling you're being watched? You're not being paranoid, you're just savvy to the way things work in the Internet era. Between Uncle Sam keeping tabs on your communications to... Read more...
Microsoft is reversing course on a recently updated privacy policy that specified it was within its legal right to sift through a user's Hotmail or Outlook email account if the company had reason to... Read more...
Through the cries of some users at Apple's official support forums, we learn that a bug with Apple's Mail client can surface when upgrading to the latest version of OS X, Mavericks. And, though it's a simple bug, it's a frustrating one: Email will... Read more...
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