Web mail shake-up: changes made to Gmail and Hotmail

Microsoft is tackling the growing issue of Hotmail account hijacking. Microsoft has introduced new security controls designed to help users better protect Hotmail passwords and recover compromised accounts more easily.With somewhere around 360

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Tony Bradley and Edward N. Albro

Gmail for Android OS updated

Google updated its mobile e-mail client Gmail for the Android operating system decoupling it from a smartphone's core functions. The move by Google to independently offer a version of its Gmail software is

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Daniel Ionescu

Dating scams on the rise

Dating scams are a common spam email problem.  Spam relating to sex or dating currently accounts for approximately 4 per cent of global spam.  In a typical scam, a recipient (male or female)

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Turn your car into an office on wheels

Modern technology has given working professionals the ability to get work done any place, any time – well almost anywhere.Workers are connected at home thanks to accessible broadband Internet and secure VPN connections,

Published on: September 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

RIM agrees to monitoring of e-mail, IM services in Saudi Arabia

BlackBerry data services can continue in Saudi Arabia after Research in Motion agreed to monitoring of e-mail and instant messaging data services, an official of the country's regulator, Communications and Information Technology Commission,

Published on: August 10th, 2010 John Ribeiro

5 reasons Facebook is an anti-social network

E-mail, it seems, has become yesterday's news. While checking e-mail used to be our primary reason for going online, we now devote more of our online time to surfing social networks, according to

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Liane Cassavoy

Top tools and services that can shorten your work day

Working 9 to 5? What a way to make a living--especially because it's not uncommon for the typical workday to stretch to 6:00, 7:00, or even later. But what can you do? You

Published on: July 8th, 2010 Rick Broida

Spambot exploits iPhone 4 launch to infect thousands of sites

Did you recently receive an e-mail offering you a $50 voucher for iTunes? Don't touch it because very likely it's part of spambot scheme exploiting a Windows glitch and the iPhone 4 launch,

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

E-mail mgt service offers law firm peace of mind

Have you just sent a confidential e-mail to the wrong person? Do you want it back, but can't be sure if the receiver copied or printed it?Conventional e-mail has become indispensible for many

Published on: June 25th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

5 tips and 3 sites that take care of your digital legacy when you die

If I’m having this much problems managing my multiple digital presences now, try to imagine what could happen if for example I suddenly croaked. It’s a morbid thought, but have you ever wondered

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Get ‘porn buddy’ to clean up your digital debris when you die

Admittedly, it's not a pleasant thought, but have you ever wondered what happens to your Facebook page, or Twitter or LinkedIn accounts when you die?If you're in the dark, perhaps you should designate

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

No love lost — 10 years after the Lovebug virus

The 4th of May 2000 was a game-changing day for antivirus security. A virulent worm was about to catch security experts by surprise and cause chaos to an estimated 45 million email users

Published on: May 6th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Yahoo! demonstrates new transparency centre

While attending the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's Toronto privacy consultation last week, I caught up with Anne Toth, the head of privacy at Yahoo! Anne was one of the only representatives from online

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to spy on your kids like a pro

Cell phones, texting, IM, email, Facebook, MySpace--kids are interconnected today in ways hardly imagined two decades ago. But these technology-based communication platforms also enable new forms of an age-old parenting strategy: monitoring your

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Joan Goodchild