How to wipe a hard drive so your data is truly erased

You’ve just purchased a shiny new laptop, and now you’d like to donate your old computer, give it to a family member, or recycle the hardware. We applaud your sustainable choices! But wait – have you deleted all the data on your hard drive? Is it really, truly gone? Or can whomever gets your old device recover any of it? more
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What is a mailer daemon – and why did my email bounce back?

It’s the dreaded bounce message: “Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender.” If you receive it, it means something went wrong and your email never made it to the intended recipient. But why can’t some emails be delivered, and who is the mysterious “mailer daemon” who sends them back to you? more
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Cloud file sharing: How to send share links with mail.com

Why make things hard when they can be easy? When you save photos and other files in the mail.com Cloud, it is a snap to share them with others. Instead of sending them individually as email attachments, it’s super-easy to share cloud photos and documents using a secure share link. more
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Protect your email app with fingerprint or facial recognition

If you use the mail.com Mail App on your iOS or Android mobile device, you may want to protect your account against unauthorized access without having to completely log in and out each time you check your email or use your cloud. So why not enable biometric authentication? It only takes a few taps! more
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How secure is my password?

“Better safe than sorry” may be an old saying, but when it comes to your email password, it definitely still holds true. Because if an unauthorized person gains access to your email account, it can have serious consequences. So what are best practices for a strong password? more
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Malware types: Do you know the true meaning of malware?

Feeling cybersecure? Ever stared at the computer screen hoping a malware attack was just some horrible practical joke? If you are like the rest of us and have experienced this moment, then don’t worry we’ve got your back. If you have never experienced this situation, we’ve also got your back. We will give you the know-how to keep yourself and devices secure from malware. more
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Tired of junk mail? Find out how to block emails on mail.com

When it comes to annoying emails, most of us can identify some repeat offenders in our lives. Maybe it’s junk mail from a store that never seems to get around to taking you off their mailing list, or forwarded jokes from an uncle with way too much time on his hands. But you don’t have to put up with this any longer! more

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Let your free cloud storage work for you – online and offline

You think you don’t need the mail.com Cloud? Then you probably don’t know all the ways it can help you! Just by signing up for a mail.com account, you get a free backup solution with 2GB of space for storing photos and other files. Not only can you upload and store pictures, attachments, office files etc. to the cloud, you can create files directly in the cloud and access them on all your devices. more
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How to turn on email notifications with mail.com

Tired of checking for new emails through multiple sources and accounts? Surely, you think, there must be an easier way to stay on top of your messages! And there is: MailCheck provides quick access to your inbox(es) as well as instant email notifications in your browser. more
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Scan documents on your iPhone in just a few taps

If you need to scan a document, your smartphone is often the most convenient option – after all, most of us have our phone close at hand most of the time. Taking a usable snapshot of a document with your camera can be tricky, so you may think you need to install a special scanning app on your iPhone. But we’ll show you otherwise! more
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