Tag Archives: Email

Microsoft revamps Hotmail as Outlook.com

Outlook com Microsoft has introduced a new webmail service, Outlook.com, which – in all likelihood – will eventually replace the veteran Hotmail. Outlook.com is, of course, named after the Redmond-based company’s existing email.. more
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Contact lenses could display emails

Gwen Torchwood We’ve seen them in Terminator. We’ve seen them in Torchwood. And we might well see them in real life soon. Well, in the near-ish future at any rate. So what exactly.. more
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Facebook Starbucks scam targeting mobile users

facebook One of the latest Facebook survey scams to pop up has also witnessed the launch of an email spamming campaign, both leading users to unwittingly sign up for premium rate mobile.. more
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BlackBerry services down for second day running

As BlackBerry users will be well aware, BB services – messaging, email, browsing – all went offline yesterday, reportedly thanks to a fault in a Slough data centre. We reported that this issue – which plagued customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa –.. more
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Commtouch reports huge spike in infected email

Security company Commtouch has noticed a huge spike in the number of malicious emails being sent since the beginning of last month. However, nobody seems to know the reason for this as spam levels continue to fall. The number of emails sent since last month.. more
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Email scam claims Romanian President is dead

Security firm BitDefender has flagged up the latest email scam to be doing the rounds. A wave of spam is currently circulating which uses the promise of photographic content to lure users in, following the mails which have employed bait such as Osama bin Laden’s.. more
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Play.com sends out second security breach email

After yesterday morning’s message, Play.com has sent out a second email to its customers who were affected by a security leak, which we received first thing today. This one contains the official statement from the CEO of the company, John Perkins, which apologises further for.. more
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Play.com marketing firm causes security breach

We awoke this morning to an email from Play.com sitting in our inbox, ominously entitled “Important: Email Security Message”. The online retailer has apparently been the victim of a security breach, and is informing customers via this mail. However, Play makes it clear that it.. more
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Anonymous hits security firm HBGary Federal

The latest victim of cyber-activists Anonymous is a security outfit called HBGary Federal. Currently, the FBI is investigating Operation Payback, the attacks by Anonymous on finance companies such as PayPal and Visa (prompted by their treatment of WikiLeaks). And HBGary Federal had been working to.. more
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Microsoft implements alias email addresses for Hotmail

Microsoft has announced that it is introducing aliases for its webmail service. Hotmail users can now have multiple email aliases from a single webmail account. This will allow them to more easily keep junk away from their primary email address, or to organise different types.. more
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