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Black Friday: Up to 20 percent more spam

Black Friday is high season for internet bargain hunters. Wherever a lot of money is being spent online, however, cybercriminals are often not far behind. Email provider mail.com sees an increase in spam and phishing during the bargain holidays, with fake vouchers and shipping scams topping the list of scammers’ tricks. more
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Pet names & family birthdays: Popular passwords in different countries

Would you use your pet’s name as a password? This is a popular option in the UK. Or your wife’s birthday? Then you might be German! A mail.com survey sheds light on password trends in several different countries. more
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mail.com Cloud sync: New software for Mac and PC

mail.com introduces an easy way to download and/or share cloud docs and photos: With the new mail.com Cloud sync tool for Windows or Mac, files saved in the mail.com Cloud can also be made available offline. more
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Black Friday: mail.com provides more protection against phishing with DMARC security standard

The email provider mail.com is now using the international security standard DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance). This improves the protection of its users against fraud emails with forged sender addresses. more
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Happy birthday, email!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of email, a technology that has transformed the way the world communicates. From the first-ever message “QWERTYUIOP” to forming the backbone of today’s digital services, email has come a long way. more
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Americans see data disclosure by internet companies or authorities as one of biggest threats to data security

  • Majority of U.S. Americans concerned about hacker attacks
  • A quarter worry about burglary and damage to homes
  • Dangerous lack of awareness: More than one in ten respond to spam emails
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mail.com updates its email service with two-factor authentication and new spam recognition technology

Two-factor authentication is now available to all mail.com users worldwide. The security feature provides additional protection both to the mailbox and to the cloud. With active two-factor authentication, account data is safe from unauthorized access, even if the account password is lost or compromised. To log in, users who activate two-factor authentication in their account settings will be required to enter not only their personal password, but also a temporary 6-digit one-time code generated by an authentication app on their smartphone. more
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mail.com now running on wind energy

Company’s own data center in Lenexa, KS is now operating on 100% clean energy. more
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Email pioneer mail.com celebrates 25 years of reliable service and unique domain names

Founded in the early days of email, the mail.com brand is still going strong, letting customers maintain their original personalized email addresses while offering cutting-edge technical infrastructure, security and privacy protection. more
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