Tag Archives: email safety

OMG –or The Cobbler’s Children’s Shoes

Well, if you’ve looked at this blog in the last year or so you can tell it’s been a busy year (or year and a half almost). I was updating some clients’ WordPress sites–which you should do diligently once a … Continue reading

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Avoid Being Spoofed

Personally, I’ve never used my “real” email address in any correspondence. By “real” I mean the one that Roadrunner gave me (or before that, the one that earthlink gave me). I always send emailthat looks like it came from my … Continue reading

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Google Adwords Phishing Attempt

If you advertise on Google, read this please. A client received an email that appeared to be from Google Adwords saying that her campaigns had been stopped and it had a link to follow so she could review the issues. … Continue reading

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Emailing Information Securely

I read this in a LoJack for Laptops newsletter: Avoid sending tax documents by email, even to your spouse-mail them instead You’re going to send tax documents by email anyway, aren’t you? OK, then at least encrypt and/or password protect … Continue reading

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Faked Emails & Text View

An advantage to setting up your mail program, such as Outlook, to view text only, no HTML, is that you can more easily spot  fraudulent emails. I received an email that said it was from Bank of America, but since … Continue reading

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