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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…

5 Uses for Gmail Beyond Sending Boring Old Regular Emails 5 Uses for Gmail Beyond Sending Boring Old Regular Emails

Even if you don’t personally use Gmail, someone you know does. The service is perfect for people who need an email address independent of their work one, and a far better alternative than security nightmares like YahooMail. Yet Gmail, despite the name, isn’t just a great platform for email.

The Best Add-ons For Protecting Your Gmail Account The Best Add-ons For Protecting Your Gmail Account

There’s no doubt Google runs a tight ship as far as security goes, if you’re hacked using Google services its usually (but not always) because of something you did, not Google. If you want to keep your emails on Google’s services more secure you’ll need to do more than just enable two-factor authentication. You need…

The Best Gmail Clients For Your Phone That Aren't Gmail The Best Gmail Clients For Your Phone That Aren't Gmail

Gmail is a fantastic email service, and a great alternative to Yahoo, which saw 500 million user accounts hacked in 2014, and AOL, the preferred email service for Mike Pence business. If you want to tap into the power and cloud storage offered by Google’s Gmail service, but don’t necessarily like the Gmail apps put…

In France, You Really Can Tell Your Boss to Fuck Off on the Weekend In France, You Really Can Tell Your Boss to Fuck Off on the Weekend

What’s that? It’s 9pm on a Sunday night and your boss just sent you an email, subject line “URGENT”?

How to Use Gmail's Labels To Keep Your Inbox Neat and Tidy How to Use Gmail's Labels To Keep Your Inbox Neat and Tidy

Labels are Gmail’s secret weapon that let you organize your inbox on your own terms. Once they’re set up, they do most of your message processing automatically and make it easier to skim through your inbox. If you’re not using labels in Gmail yet—or not using them with any kind of method—here are 6 ways you can start…

This Is the Worst Reply Allpocalypse We've Ever Seen This Is the Worst Reply Allpocalypse We've Ever Seen

Hitting “reply all” on a mass email is generally a bad idea, but a meltdown at the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) is the worst reply allpocalypse we’ve ever seen. According to The Guardian, more than 186 million useless emails were sent out, after a technician sent a “test” message to all 1.2 million employees of…

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