6 Ways to prevent Social Engineering Attacks

Hacking isn’t just about weak passwords and single-factor authentication. A lot of it occurs because people can be so easily tricked into giving up personal information: the craft of social engineering. Example: “Download this video of Kim K fully naked!” How many men would be lured into clicking this gateway to a viral infection? We are a sad species....more

6 Ways to Secure Your Email Account

On August 30th, 1982, a copyright for a Computer Program for Electronic Mail System was issued to Shiva Ayvadurai. Thus, email was born. 32 years later, email has become an essential part of our lives. Emails are a must-have item, allowing us to connect and share information with friends, teachers, and co-workers.To celebrate email’s birthday, here are 6 ways to secure your email account....more

How to Take Control of Your Inbox in 15 Minutes

How many emails do you have in your inbox?  After I crossed the 5000 unread email mark, I decided it was time for a major inbox-cleaning. ...more
Gmail is my personal business only, so stays pretty clear. As gmail still does not have easy ...more

10 Ways to protect your Gmail Account

Protecting your Gmail account means you must activate some tools that Google offers, and you must increase your scam savvy intelligence in order yto spot phishing scams. If you do both, you can have a very well-protected Gmail account....more

Google+ Now Lets Anyone Send You Email Through Gmail: Here's How to Opt Out

Starting yesterday, and continuing over the next couple of days, Google is rolling out an improvement to its Gmail and Google+ platforms; allowing anyone who on Google+ to email you -- no matter whether or not you have a relationship. Wait. That's an improvement?...more
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Small Changes to Twitter and Gmail Lead to Big Reactions Online

Two changes were made in Twitter and Gmail this week that rocked the online world as the sites either tried to quell problems before they surfaced or find balance between keeping their users in mind while still making things sweet for marketers.  In the case of Twitter, the changes were reversed quickly.  With Gmail, the changes look like they're going to stick.  Here's what you need to know about both situations before you plug in. ...more
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How to Reset Your Gmail Password After Being Hacked

I finally got one of those “I’m stuck in London” emails. My friend Kate’s Gmail account was hacked, and everyone on her contact list received an email from a hacker posing as Kate:...more

You Got (Absolutely No) Mail: Google Deletes Email Accounts

The absolute unthinkable has happened. According to Mashable, some Gmail account users tried to log into their email accounts only to find out that everything -- their messages, contacts, settings -- was gone, gone, gone baby gone. ...more
I'm totally bummed. Just received an email from Google stating that my Yahoo email account has ...more

Switching from Palm Treo to Droid ROX!!

...I’d seen the iPhone and even won one in a drawing at a technology tradeshow. I admit they are sleek and beautiful with a dreamy UI, definitely worth coveting. But the exclusive relationship that Apple and AT&T have over the iPhone is a DETERRENT to smart consumers like me who have spent years hopping around different wireless providers and are perfectly happy to stay with Verizon Wireless. I vowed to buy an iPhone as soon as they made them available on the Verizon network. I sold the iPhone I’d won, unopened, on eBay and waited. Then along came the Droid… ...more

Managing Your Social Media Afterlife

You never go far without access to your Twitter stream. Facebook is like a second religion to you. Your blog is essentially your baby. Whether you're online for business building, furthering your career, or personal endeavors, social media is a core activity in your daily life. For many it's even more entwined with their days than showering or brushing their teeth. So... what happens to your online life when you die? ...more

After my father-in-law passed away unexpectedly, leaving us all to grapple with a mess of ...more

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