More hackers hijacking email, Facebook accounts

More hackers are hijacking email and Facebook accounts but almost a quarter of their victims are doing nothing to prevent falling prey again, a new global study says. The amount of spam sent

Published on: October 24th, 2011 Christine Wong

Video sneak peek at Google’s new Gmail features

Google seems to have accidentally given users a preview of an upcoming Gmail redesign.Analysts say the changes could be part of a move to get the email service ready to be integrated with

Published on: October 24th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Gmail passwords stolen using Flash exploit

Adobe today confirmed that the Flash Player bug it patched Sunday is being used to steal login credentials of Google's Gmail users.The vulnerability was patched yesterday in an "out-of-band," or emergency update. The

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Chinese government refutes Google accusations over Gmail attacks

A Chinese official today denied accusations that the government was responsible for attacks that accessed hundreds of Google Gmail accounts. "The so-called allegations that the Chinese government supports hacking is completely fabricated with

Published on: June 3rd, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Unexpected risks result from broader SSL adoption

As more applications turn to SSL to help keep users secure, they may also be inadvertently hampering the ability of enterprises to ensure malicious code and exploits are not slithering through network traffic

Published on: May 12th, 2011 George V. Hulme

Back up your Web mail account

Yes, we know--it's hard enough to remember to back up your desktop, your laptop, your smartphone, and your tablet, and now we want you to think about backing up your cloud-based e-mail account,

Published on: March 14th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Backup importance highlighted as Gmail still not restored for all users

Two days after tens of thousands of Google Gmail users discovered their e-mail, chat histories and contacts had disappeared from their accounts, the problem still is not fixed.Google announced Monday night that the Gmail issue, which

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Sharon Gaudin and Ian Paul

Web tools that serve as your virtual time machine

Search the Internet for a time machine and you may end up with an empty wallet and painful injuries, if the movie Napoleon Dynamite is accurate.I don't recommend buying a time machine on

Published on: March 1st, 2011 Mike Elgan

10 downloads to make Gmail do more

Published on: February 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google Calendar Client app is a bargain

Google Calendar is my primary program for keeping track of my schedule and tasks. If you can say the same, Readdle’s Calendars — Google Calendar Client is an easy, intuitive, and dependable iPhone

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Jeff Merron

Gmail Backup offers free email protection

Getting your e-mail out of the cloud is often a good idea, whether it's to hedge against data loss or to meet archiving or indexing goals. Although a standard POP3/IMAP e-mail program (such

Published on: December 23rd, 2010 Ian Harac

Put your Google services on steroids

Like everyone else on the Internet, you likely use one or more of Google's many services, from search to Gmail to Google Calendar to Google Docs. And like plenty of other people, you

Published on: December 15th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Getting serious about e-mail security

E-mail is one of the most widely used forms of communication today. Estimates from May 2009 suggest that around 250 billion--with a "B"--e-mails are sent every day. That equates to more than 2.8

Published on: December 2nd, 2010 Tony Bradley

Canadians supplement e-mail with Facebook Messages

Webmail accounts come and go these days. Facebook is bringing e-mail to its Messages service, while just told its users to clear out and pack up before the service closed for good

Published on: November 25th, 2010 Brian Jackson