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Worrying New Gmail Scheme Makes It Seem Like You're the One Sending Spam Worrying New Gmail Scheme Makes It Seem Like You're the One Sending Spam

Getting rid of spam is a never ending game of cat and mouse. Just as soon as email hosts figure out how to thwart spammers’ latest tricks, the spammers come up with new ways to fill your inbox with junk you don’t want.

PSA to Yahoo and AOL Users: Your Emails can be Scanned for Targeted Advertising PSA to Yahoo and AOL Users: Your Emails can be Scanned for Targeted Advertising

If you use AOL or Yahoo for email, you should be aware that a recent change in the privacy policy of Oath—the umbrella company that controls both services—now allows your emails to be scanned and the information used for targeted advertising.

There Might Be a New Self-Destructing Message Feature in the Gmail Revamp There Might Be a New Self-Destructing Message Feature in the Gmail Revamp

Earlier this week, news leaked about Google’s plan to revamp Gmail sometime in the next few weeks, and from what we’ve seen so far, it looks pretty good. The interface seems cleaner and more intuitive to use, and a new sidebar on the right should make multi-tasking easier too.

Leaked Images Suggest Gmail's Redesign Is Going to Be Very Attractive [Updated] Leaked Images Suggest Gmail's Redesign Is Going to Be Very Attractive [Updated]

Yesterday, Google sent out an internal email to G Suite administrators announcing a new design for Gmail on the web sporting a “fresh, clean look.” Images of the presumed redesign were then leaked to Android Authority before appearing on Imgur late last night with key info redacted via large black blocks. And now…

Microsoft’s Edge Browser Could Soon Be Harder to Ignore in Windows 10 Microsoft’s Edge Browser Could Soon Be Harder to Ignore in Windows 10

It’s time for a look at the latest Insider Preview build of Windows 10. There are some small but welcome improvements, like the addition of HEIF (high efficiency file format) that lets you more easily save and view photos and videos from across the web, along with a safer removal process for people using external…

Nearly Everyone Backs Microsoft in Landmark Email Privacy Case—Except the DOJ Nearly Everyone Backs Microsoft in Landmark Email Privacy Case—Except the DOJ

Microsoft’s landmark email privacy case is set to go before the Supreme Court next month, and the company has received widespread support from other tech giants, members of Congress, and foreign governments. One party that opposes Microsoft’s move? The Department of Justice.

You Need to Deal With Your Digital Legacy Right Now You Need to Deal With Your Digital Legacy Right Now

It used to be that when someone died, their executor would follow a standard roadmap to settle their estate: clean out the house, go through the file cabinets, and file a tax return at the end of the year. Now this wasn’t exactly easy—handling the administration after a loved one’s death can be emotionally and…

Sprint Won't Stop Emailing Customers' Personal Information to This Random Person Sprint Won't Stop Emailing Customers' Personal Information to This Random Person

For years, Amy Kono, a 35-year-old project manager from California, has been getting emails from Sprint that aren’t meant for her. She doesn’t get them frequently—she estimates she’s received 30 or 40 over the years—but they contain other customers’ leasing agreements for new phones and cell service agreements, which…

Federal Agencies Ordered to Adopt Basic Email Security Measures After Years of Doing Nothing Federal Agencies Ordered to Adopt Basic Email Security Measures After Years of Doing Nothing

The Trump administration is now pushing federal agencies to finally adopt basic security protocols designed to protect government emails against spoofing and phishing attacks.

How to Get All Your Emails in One Place How to Get All Your Emails in One Place

Dealing with the daily deluge of emails is time-consuming enough without having to waste precious minutes jumping between browser tabs or apps to check all of the accounts you’ve signed up for. These are the tools and tricks you need to bring all of your messages together into one place.

The NSA Warned Jared Kushner Not to Do the Dumb Email Thing That He Then Did The NSA Warned Jared Kushner Not to Do the Dumb Email Thing That He Then Did

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and a number of other senior White House officials who used their personal emails for work purposes were expressly warned by the National Security Agency not to do so, Politico reported on Friday.

The Senate Intelligence Committee Is Very Angry About Jared Kushner's Personal Email Account The Senate Intelligence Committee Is Very Angry About Jared Kushner's Personal Email Account

Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, close confidant and senior adviser, found himself in hot water this week over the revelation he and other administration staffers used personal email accounts to conduct official White House business—not a good look after President Donald Trump won the election in part by…

Jared Kushner Wasn't the Only Trump Staffer Using Private Email Accounts Jared Kushner Wasn't the Only Trump Staffer Using Private Email Accounts

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s golden boy son-in-law and nepotism hire as a senior White House adviser, is not the only administration official using private email accounts to conduct official government business.

Amazon: OK, So We May Have Emailed a Bunch of People About Their Non-Existent Baby Registries Amazon: OK, So We May Have Emailed a Bunch of People About Their Non-Existent Baby Registries

On Tuesday, numerous Amazon users noticed something strange: They’d received emails from the retailer notifying them “someone great recently purchased a gift from your baby registry!”

How to Clean Out Your Gmail Account and Start Again From Scratch How to Clean Out Your Gmail Account and Start Again From Scratch

When Gmail showed up in 2004 with its overwhelmingly generous 1GB of free space for everyone, we never thought we’d have to delete an email again—but even though that free space is now 15 times what it once was, email is more burdensome than ever.

Even the Drudge Report Has Finally Turned on Trump Even the Drudge Report Has Finally Turned on Trump

Conservative media juggernaut Matt Drudge has long been a defender of and even a reported advisor to Donald Trump. He’s never seen a negative story about our megalomaniac-in-chief that he couldn’t dismiss. But today, he was faced with a scandal that appears to be big trouble for the White House and all he could say…

'Inventor of Email' Compares Trump's Immigration Policy to Science 'Inventor of Email' Compares Trump's Immigration Policy to Science

Shiva Ayyadurai believes a lot of odd things.

Top EPA Official 'Bullied' Scientist to Change Testimony About Dismissed Scientists Top EPA Official 'Bullied' Scientist to Change Testimony About Dismissed Scientists

According to emails obtained by the New York Times, the top scientist on the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific review board was instructed to downplay the mass dismissal of advisors when she testified before Congress. “I felt bullied,” she says now.

Here's How Easy It Is to Get Trump Officials to Click on a Fake Link in Email Here's How Easy It Is to Get Trump Officials to Click on a Fake Link in Email

Even technology experts can be insecure on the internet, as last week’s “Google Docs” phishing attack demonstrated. An array of Gmail users, including BuzzFeed tech reporter Joe Bernstein, readily handed over access to their email to a bogus app. Politicians should be especially wary of suspicious emails given recent…

How to Spot a Link You Shouldn't Click On How to Spot a Link You Shouldn't Click On

Even as our tech gets increasingly sophisticated and intelligent, sometimes it’s falling for the oldest tricks in the book that breach the security walls we’ve put in place—like clicking on dodgy links or shady attachments that we shouldn’t. You don’t have to get tripped up by these simplest of scams though, if you…

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