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Yahoo Bringing Better Encryption Technologies To The Table
2014-04-03 12:10:56

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! is in the midst of a large-scale project to employ encryption technologies to protect its users and their data. The company's new Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos, updated users on Tumblr. Firstly, as of march 31 all traffic moving between Yahoo! data centers is fully encrypted. Yahoo! Mail has become more secure as browsing has been moved to HTTPS by default, as well as encryption of mail between Yahoo! servers...

Yahoo Mail Hacked Again
2014-01-31 12:55:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo just rejoined the ranks of companies that have been compromised by hackers. The company said its Yahoo Mail servers were hacked, and sent a notice to users advising that passwords be changed. Yahoo has been through this before with its Yahoo Mail users. However, after a holiday shopping season where a number of retail accounts were compromised by hackers who gained access to credit card information from hundreds of millions of...

2014-01-13 23:04:05

Big changes are happening in the world of online review sites: Google algorithms and Yahoo email issues are just two problems companies are facing when trying to build their online presence. Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Online reputation management company eReputationBuilder is giving their website a fresh new look and updating their branding statement. Big changes are happening in the world of online review sites: Google algorithms and Yahoo email issues are just two problems...

Users Expressing Their Frustrations Over Yahoo's Email Redesign
2013-10-17 11:27:06

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week Yahoo! introduced new features and themes for its Yahoo! Mail, and brought with it a new conversation mode that allows users to group messages together in a thread. However the conversation now seems to be one filled with anger and frustration from disgruntled users of the email client. In what is being dubbed a redesign backfire, the web portal removed – or misplaced – some Yahoo! Mail functions; functions that many...

Yahoo Mail Redesign
2013-10-09 09:36:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo continues their march to act, feel and look like a completely new company with new features and themes for Yahoo Mail. The redesign brings a new conversation mode that groups messages together in a thread, uses some design cues from the Yahoo weather app, and places some commonly used functions in a slide-over or hover-over menu. Just as they did for Flickr users back in May, Yahoo is also giving its Mail users 1 Terabyte of...

2013-08-08 23:02:26

Boffin announces the posting of a list of quality email software on their website today. The selection includes a wide range of email services software so that all users’ needs can be met. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Publishing its first open source email software list, Boffin says the list is a comprehensive, carefully compiled selection of email software including known and lesser-known email clients. The Boffin editors reported that these software have been tested for...

2013-07-18 08:34:16

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If asked, many people would admit they are more psychologically attached to their emails than they actually need to be. Driven by the desire to always be "in the know," users set things up so that their inboxes are constantly flooded--with a Facebook notification of someone's birthday, or news of a new Twitter follower, or a notice that someone liked, commented and repinned their latest Pinterest pin. These distractions keep users from focusing...

2013-07-16 23:21:35

An email account created by co-defendants of Russell Knaggs, who the BBC calls a "drug kingpin," was surveilled by the NSA. The American spy agency apparently provided a half year's worth of ongoing surveillance to British authorities. The data from the email account was used in trial against all of the co-defendants; California forensic expert Burgess produces report showing where the data came from. Santa Maria, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The American spy agency, NSA,...

Wish List Unveiled By Yahoo For Recycled IDs
2013-07-16 10:59:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yahoo! has freed up a considerable number of inactive user names, and will release them to people on a first-come, first-served basis through August 7th, the company announced on Monday. Requests for up to five email IDs can be submitted at http://wishlist.yahoo.com. Yahoo! said it would begin notifying people in mid-August if they were the first to claim the names, and those awarded rights to dormant email addresses will have...

Microsoft Drops Linked Outlook Accounts For Aliases
2013-06-18 13:01:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While Microsoft has long supported linked accounts for its Hotmail and Outlook email services, the Redmond-based software giant recently noted these can be tempting targets for hackers. In a surprising move, the company has opted to sever those links entirely. On Monday, Microsoft announced it would drop linked accounts for its Outlook service and instead begin using aliases. This move reportedly comes as a way to mitigate email...