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  1. dvsman

    So my coworker asked me an interesting email question

    So I understand the basic differences between POP and IMAP emails but this question got me stumped. Here's the question I was asked - so he got a new device and upon setting up the email on said device, it downloaded all of his emails and now when he logs into his webmail or other devices - his...
  2. L

    Homelab - Mail Relay Server for Cron

    I used to use Google SMTP server for sending cron notifications in case of faults (e.g. mdadm array broken, smartctl errors, now ZFS, etc) but I am seeing that it's getting more and more unreliable. In the paste i used msmtp to interface directly with the google server wih a gmail account. Now...
  3. dvsman

    Foreign Languages + Email (Unicode related question, I think)

    Not sure how many of you guys have to deal with foreign languages / fonts but I get emails and occasionally they show up looking like gibberish. As far as I can tell, the original sender is sending it in a Unicode font but something is messing up along the way to my inbox. I've tried changing...
  4. cageymaru

    Google Uses TensorFlow to Fight Spam Emails

    Google has announced that it uses TensorFlow, an open-source machine learning (ML) framework developed by Google, to block 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware before it reaches Google's 1.5 billion Gmail customers each month. New improvements to protections powered by TensorFlow allow Google to...
  5. cageymaru

    Mass Email Blunder May Lead to Lawsuits Against Georgia Institute of Technology

    Georgia Institute of Technology or as it is commonly known as Georgia Tech, has accidentally mass emailed 8,000 student records to all students. Things such as home addresses, GPA, Visa info, academic standing, ID numbers, and hours earned were attached to the mass mailing by staffers at the...
  6. DooKey

    Ransomware Technique Uses Your real Passwords to Trick You

    Those crafty internet thieves have come up with another way to get your money and it's pretty clever. Scammers are sending email to people that tells them they know their password, displays said password, and then goes on to claim malware is on their computer. The email also claims they have...
  7. dvsman

    Need suggestions on OSX email client

    Hey guys, So I dug out my Mac Book Air (2013 or 14, not sure) to use as my dedicated email box. With that in mind, I'm trying to sort through all the different email clients available on the Mac and figured I would see what other [H]'ers are using on their Mac setups. My only real requirement...
  8. R

    Microsoft Office 365 Marks All Emails as Spam

    TheRegister is reporting that this afternoon, a glitch in Microsoft Office 365's spam filters caused all incoming emails to be tossed into the junk folder. By around 5pm Pacific time, Microsoft said it had fixed the issue. "We've addressed the underlying issue and affected emails are being...
  9. dvsman

    Email Encryption Q

    Hey fellas, So I got my hands on my old office Xerox printer / copier thing (for free!) and have been playing around with it and have a q? I hope one of you guys can answer. The feature I normally use is scanning paper docs to email (vs faxing) and one of the options in the menu - which I've...
  10. DooKey

    Google Getting Ready to Introduce Self-Destructing Email

    It looks like Gmail will soon have an option to allow you to put an expiration date on email you send. It's not clear if this will work outside of Gmail, but it's still an interesting little capability. I don't know anyone that's been clamoring for this, though I can see how it might be useful...
  11. DooKey

    Email From Senior Facebook Exec Surfaces and it's an Ugly Look for the Company

    An email titled "The Ugly" from Facebook exec Andrew Bosworth has surfaced in media and it's ugly for Facebook. Written in 2016 the email suggests that Facebook growth at any cost is the goal. It even mentions that this strategy could get people killed, but overall it's more important to grow...
  12. DooKey

    PSA: Spotify Appears to Have Been Hacked

    Over at Reddit there has been message posted that Spotify account emails and passwords have been posted online. I know all of us here would never use the same password for multiple accounts, but if you accidently did and have a Spotify account you might want to go change it on other sites. You...
  13. DooKey

    Four Years Later, Yahoo Still Doesn’t Know How Russia Hacked 3 billion Accounts

    On Wednesday, in a security hearing that called both Equifax and Yahoo’s past and present executives to Washington D.C., we’re learning a bit more about what Yahoo didn’t know about the biggest hack in history. So let me see if I can get this right....Yahoo had 500 million, I mean 3 Billion...
  14. FrgMstr

    Is Mozilla Supporting Antifa?

    Bryan Lunduke has a video posted on Youtube that asks the question about how Mozilla is using its money to possibly help prop up Antifa which has been classified by the Department of Homeland security as a "domestic terrorist organization." I cut into the video where it starts to get...
  15. FrgMstr

    Google to Stop Scanning Your Emails for Gmail Ads

    Diane Greene, SVP Google Cloud, is blogging that Google will very soon stop reading your emails in order to advertise to you even inside the free version of Gmail. But have no fear, Google will use all its other data to figure out what needs to be advertised. G Suite’s Gmail is already not...
  16. Zarathustra[H]

    The Fight Over Email Privacy Moves to the Senate

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation today posted a statement about how the house passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387). This law is intended to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), a 1986 pre-Internet era law that currently governs, among other things, email privacy. Among...
  17. Zarathustra[H]

    Google, Unlike Microsoft, Must Turn Over Foreign Emails

    Fortune ran a story over the weekend about how Google has been ordered by a U.S judge to comply with search warrants requiring them to provide customer emails stored on servers abroad. This after we reported in July of last year that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Microsoft...
  18. FrgMstr

    Lavabit Email Back and Better than Ever

    If you are not familiar with Lavabit email, the story surrounding it for the last couple of years is interesting on its own. The Lavabit service was shut down several years ago after it was forced by the US Government to hand over SSL keys to Edward Snowden's email account allegedly. Last...
  19. dvsman

    How long / far back do you keep in your email?

    I was setting up email on my new build and given I have a few email accounts (personal, work, ecommerce, contest / spam / throwaway, family only, IP camera feed only), each time I do a install / reinstall, it redownloads all of my email still on the servers. I've looked in my hotmail account -...
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