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Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Aug 2022, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By TenFour
Krebs put up a new article on the pluses and...

Krebs put up a new article on the pluses and minuses of using plus addressing. https://krebsonsecurity.com/2022/08/the-security-pros-and-cons-of-using-email-aliases/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 6 Aug 2022, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By TenFour
My guess is he is looking at large databases on...

My guess is he is looking at large databases on the dark web and if you see a few addresses like username+website, then he would be suspicious that "website" had been hacked. Of course some of the...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 5 Aug 2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By TenFour
Krebs asking about plus addressing

I wonder if anyone here would have information on this question from the security blogger Brian Krebs?


https://twitter.com/briankrebs/status/1555543056778252291
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 26 Jul 2022, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By TenFour
Blast from the past? That article is from 2006,...

Blast from the past? That article is from 2006, and free Gmail accounts today include 15GB of all-purpose storage.
Forum: Early Warning... 24 Jul 2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,563
Posted By TenFour
Interesting it is so different here in the USA....

Interesting it is so different here in the USA. There is not a single important business or government agency I contact that uses anything other than traditional phone calls, email, or snail mail....
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 22 Jul 2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By TenFour
What I do is mark all incoming spam as "read" so...

What I do is mark all incoming spam as "read" so that I can instantly see when I have an unread spam message. I don't actually "read" most spam messages since I can tell by the subject or sender in...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 21 Jul 2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By TenFour
In general I find Gmail's spam filtering is the...

In general I find Gmail's spam filtering is the best. It's one of the reasons I continue to use Gmail as one of my primary providers. It is very rare that anything not wanted reaches my inbox, but...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 20 Jul 2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By TenFour
The funny thing is I have been a registered...

The funny thing is I have been a registered Democrat since forever and almost never get any emails from them, but I do get endless calls and snail mail. Not sure why that is, but SPAM email is...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 18 Jul 2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By TenFour
The key paragraph in the article: Republicans...

The key paragraph in the article:


Republicans want their scammy emails to go straight to your Inbox whether you want them or not. Google was quite correctly sending these straight to Spam.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 4 Jul 2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By TenFour
I'm pretty sure it works like this on the POBox...

I'm pretty sure it works like this on the POBox Basic plan. You can have a total of 5 domains and 20 total addresses at those domains, but the email sent to you can only forward to one external email...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Jul 2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By TenFour
One trick I do is have some newsletter that comes...

One trick I do is have some newsletter that comes out maybe once a week or so go to an odd email address I don't normally check regularly. If I don't see the newsletter come in it alerts me that...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 28 Jun 2022, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By TenFour
I have to point out the obvious, but security and...

I have to point out the obvious, but security and privacy are not the same things and just because a service advertises itself as providing one or the other doesn't mean it really makes a difference....
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Jun 2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,419
Posted By TenFour
No. Doesn't gain the average person any real...

No. Doesn't gain the average person any real privacy or security. Does lighten wallets though.
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 21 Jun 2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,389
Posted By TenFour
Even the NY Times has an article about the end of...

Even the NY Times has an article about the end of free G Suite accounts for businesses. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/20/technology/google-gsuite-small-business-fee.html
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 15 Jun 2022, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By TenFour
Found this from Proton on Twitter:

Found this from Proton on Twitter:
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 15 Jun 2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By TenFour
Protonmail down?

Lots of reports on Twitter that Protonmail is having problems today.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 14 Jun 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By TenFour
K9 becoming TBird email app

K9 will become the Thunderbird Android app. https://blog.thunderbird.net/2022/06/revealed-thunderbird-on-android-plans-k9/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 11 Jun 2022, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,116
Posted By TenFour
Vivaldi Mail announcement:...

Vivaldi Mail announcement: https://vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-mail-calendar-feed-reader-are-here/
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 9 Jun 2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By TenFour
Here in the USA it is very unusual if a company...

Here in the USA it is very unusual if a company doesn't have multiple means of being contacted, which usually include email and old-fashioned phone calls. Both email and phone have lots of different...
Forum: About this site... 9 Jun 2022, 04:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,167
Posted By TenFour
From Wikipedia....

From Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_troll



But, it is in the eye of the beholder to decide. I have been branded a troll when posting factual information on a topic that others in...
Forum: Early Warning... 6 Jun 2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,633
Posted By TenFour
Co-founder of Yandex, Arkady Volozh, has...

Co-founder of Yandex, Arkady Volozh, has resigned. https://www.reuters.com/technology/yandex-ceo-volozh-resigns-after-eu-sanctions-2022-06-03/
Forum: About this site... 3 Jun 2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,167
Posted By TenFour
It amazes me how many forums are loaded with...

It amazes me how many forums are loaded with trolls and spammers and nothing is ever done. Many bloggers just seem to ignore their comment sections, so maybe they don't know how toxic they are. I...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 3 Jun 2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,726
Posted By TenFour
I'm not going to subscribe to read the article,...

I'm not going to subscribe to read the article, but tech companies are not like dictatorships. Especially with email, there are tons of choices any of us can and do use if we don't like one of the...
Forum: About this site... 3 Jun 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 26,167
Posted By TenFour
Agreed^^Overall one of the best moderated forums...

Agreed^^Overall one of the best moderated forums out there, with very little in the way of trolls or spam.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 2 Jun 2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,086
Posted By TenFour
Sure, but I think most people worry about the...

Sure, but I think most people worry about the wrong things most of the time. For example, despite using one-off email addresses for everything and never giving out your real address all it takes is...
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