Email & Communications

7 Great Outlook Add-Ins to Have

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most widely used applications, but not everybody uses it to its greatest potential. Below we list some ways in which you can use this application more effectively and efficiently. FindTime: this is a useful time management add-in that can automatically look through schedules and find a time when all …

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Encrypting O365 Emails

Email security is, quite rightly, a very important issue for many; email is frequently used to send sensitive information and unencrypted emails can be read by unintended recipients, hackers, or simply somebody who passes by when your screen is open. For this reason, more and more people are looking at encrypting their emails in order …

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Facebook Passwords Stored in Plain Text since 2012

Facebook has been mining user data for years. It logs our political stances, relationship histories and even phone records. Recent information suggests that it has been logging something else, too: unencrypted passwords. As per the recent news, hundreds of millions of passwords have been stored in plain text by Facebook-created applications. This information has been …

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Question of the Month – April

Question: Why do I get bounce-back emails from unfamiliar addresses? Answer: While bounce-back emails are often legitimate, they could be caused by unsolicited email (spam) or malicious messages. There are a number of reasons why a bounce-back email may not be all it seems. Three examples are as follows: A spammer could be using your …

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This Email will Self-destruct in…

Earlier this year, Google revamped its Gmail service with a redesigned interface and many extra features. One of these new features is the “confidential” option, which allows users to send an email that can’t be forwarded, copied, printed or downloaded; users can also set a date for it to expire and remove the recipient’s access. …

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Question of the Month – March

Question: Will I lose my email account if I stop using it? Answer: There are two main situations in which you may lose the ability to send emails and even access your email account following a period of not logging in: Inactivity and exceeded quota. E-mail expires or disables as a result of inactivity Many …

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Four Easy Email Encryption Tips

Unencrypted emails can be compared to postcards. Anyone who gets their hands on them while in transit are able to read the content freely. If you’re sending an email that contains sensitive information, this is far from ideal. To ensure the content of your emails are fully protected from prying eyes, you’ll need to encrypt …

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