How to use MailCheck to stay logged in to your email

Have you ever been eagerly waiting for an email, but you have other internet surfing to do? Goodness! Don’t you just wish there was a way for you to quickly check if that important email finally came in without having to switch browser windows, type in your log in details, click log in, and search your unread emails? more
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What are digital assets & what happens to them after you’re gone?

Nowadays a lot of our lives take place online – emails and texts to friends and family, shopping, social media. We store important documents and precious memories in the cloud. But what happens after death – who has access to our online accounts and assets? Much of that is determined by the digital estate planning we do today. more
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National App Day: Why are apps important?

You might remember the old slogan “There’s an app for that,” and it turns out there’s a day for that as well: December 11 is National App Day! Today we celebrate the not-so-humble app – and the mail.com Mail App in particular. So, if you have ever wondered what an app actually is and why apps are important, there is an explainer for that, too! more
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Are security questions secure? Not really – here’s why

When was the last time someone asked you the middle name of your oldest sibling? Probably not something that comes up in casual conversation – which made it a good option to use as a security question for a bank or online account. But you may have noticed that you have not had to provide such seemingly random information recently. more
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Santa Claus has email!? Your holidays with mail.com

Baked goods, cozy nights, ugly sweater contests, and spending time with those you hold dear. That sure does sound like the holiday season to us! Now that the holidays are here are you ready?  – We sure are! Whether you’re home for the holidays or trying out some new traditions, with mail.com by your side this holiday season. more
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200 blog posts: These articles got readers talking!

Can you believe it’s already been 200? Blog posts, that is! We started posting our explainers about email and technology in April 2021, and today we are publishing article number 200. To mark this milestone, we are taking a trip down memory lane to look at the articles that engaged our readers most. more
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Spear phishing: Understanding email attacks

Phishing scams – where you receive fraudulent messages pretending to be from a trusted sender designed to trick you into revealing personal data – have unfortunately become widespread and the criminals behind them have refined their techniques. more
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Funny email sign offs – courtesy of Gen Z

Email sign-offs in the professional context can be seen as one of the most important lines in an email to make a good impression. Gen Z has taken this concept and revamped it to make fun email sign-offs and creative email sign-offs. These are not limited to funny ways to sign-off an email, but include sarcastic, weird, and cool email sign-offs. more
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What is an SSL certificate?

SSL, TLS, https – it may seem like alphabet soup, but it actually has to do with the security of your data as you surf the web. Whether it’s your online banking credentials or the credit card information you enter on an online shopping site, SSL protocols keep sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands. more
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What is a VPN, what does it do, and why might I need one?

Looking for a way to boost your security when using public Wi-Fi? Tired of being tracked when surfing the web? Want a way around geographical restrictions on internet content? There is one tool designed to answer all these problems: a VPN. So, should you consider using one? more
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