Bank Info Security: Unsecured Database Leaves 8.4 TB of Email Metadata Exposed

Bank Info Security: Unsecured Database Leaves 8.4 TB of Email Metadata Exposed. “An unprotected database belonging to a major Chinese research university left 8.4TB of email metadata exposed to the internet before school officials locked it down in late May, a security researcher says.”

How-To Geek: Is it Safe To Preview Your Email?

I’m posting this for all us old people who remember when it was not safe to preview email. This is a knowledge reset. How-To Geek: Is it Safe To Preview Your Email?. “In the early 2000s, many security professionals advised disabling your email client’s preview function. Simply previewing an email could be dangerous! This is no longer good advice. With a modern email client, you can preview all the emails you want.”

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Instantly Create a New Email Address for Yourself

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Instantly Create a New Email Address for Yourself. “You don’t need to go through a sign-up process every time you want a fresh email address. That’s time consuming, annoying, and unnecessary when there are far easier and quicker ways to get yourself a new email address for sharing with people, using on websites, and so on. We have outlined three of our favorites here. They ensure that you don’t have to log in and out of multiple inboxes to check for updates.”

CNET: Gmail’s scheduling tool for sending emails later keeps you from being a big jerk

CNET: Gmail’s scheduling tool for sending emails later keeps you from being a big jerk. “Gmail’s new scheduling feature should have arrived in your account by now, and if you haven’t been using it, you’re missing out. This new tool is going to keep you from being the jerk who sends emails on a Saturday night. Instead, you’ll just look like you’ve had a seriously productive, Venti latte-fueled Monday morning.”