Ransomware attacks: How you can recognize and prevent ransomware

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Do you know how to recognize and protect yourself against ransomware?
You may have seen headlines about ransomware attacks on institutions ranging from banks to hospitals to gas-pipelines. But what is ransomware, why is it dangerous, and can such attacks be prevented? Today, we answer your questions about ransomware. more
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In case you missed it: Our mail.com blog readers' favorites

It was a busy year at the mail.com blog – after a successful launch in April we covered topics from spam-fighting tips and inbox tricks to explainers about the world of email. What posts proved the most popular?
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Which blog articles were most popular with our readers?
In case you missed them, our readers' favorites of 2021! more
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Phishing emails: How to protect yourself

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Be on the alert for phishing scams that aim to hook your personal information

You have probably heard about phishing scams – fraudulent emails designed to rob you of sensitive data. Because phishing is one of the most widespread forms of cybercrime, it’s important to learn how to recognize these scams so you don’t get caught in the net. more
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Send a last-minute holiday photo card – with mail.com email

Did you want to send out personalized holiday cards this year but never found time to have them printed? Or you finally have the perfect photo but know it’ll never get there on time by snail mail?
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It’s not too late to send your holiday card – by email!
In just a few clicks you can create and send a personalized greeting card from your mail.com email account. more
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Use the mail.com Cloud to back up and share your holiday photos

It’s holiday time! Many of us are getting together with friends and family we haven’t seen for some time and celebrating with our nearest and dearest. And to capture the memories, we are taking lots of photos! So it’s great to be able to free up space on our phones, back up photos safely, and share them with others.
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Take advantage of the mail.com Cloud picture storage to manage your family photos
Today we show you how it’s done – with mail.com’s free cloud storage for photos and more! more
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How to sync your email address book with your iPhone contacts

You’ve already made mail.com your default iPhone email app but are having issues adding contacts to and from your mail.com app and your iPhone?
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It’s a snap to synchronize contacts between mail.com and your iPhone!
We have the answer for you! more
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What is cloud computing?

You’ve probably heard companies advertising “cloud computing services” or friends talking about saving photos to their “cloud drive.” But what does that mean exactly? Is our data just floating around out there somewhere? If you aren’t quite sure, you are not alone!
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Cloud computing means storing and accessing our data remotely from “the cloud”
A 2020 survey by our company revealed that only half of respondents thought they could explain what cloud storage is – and only a third could actually do it correctly. Today: Cloud computing explained. more
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Ask the Expert: mail.com customer support

At mail.com, we strive to offer our users the best possible email experience. But if you do have a question or an issue, mail.com Customer Care is standing by to assist you.
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mail.com experts take you behind the scenes in Customer Care
We interviewed two experts from our second-level customer support team to introduce you to the people behind the emails – and offer some insights into the mail.com support process. more
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What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things, IoT, smart devices, the fourth industrial revolution – you may have heard these words tossed around with increasing frequency in the last few years. And lots of items that used to be “dumb,” from coffee machines to cars, are now connected to the internet.
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The Internet of Things connects countless smart devices
So what is the Internet of Things, how does the IoT work – and why do you need it? more
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How do I set up email on an iPhone?

You’ve tried manually to add an email to your iPhone but have been unsuccessful? We’re here to help!
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Add email accounts on your iPhone in a few easy steps
Read along and follow the easy steps below to complete your iPhone email setup. more
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