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Hacked and Hijacked: What to Do if Your E-mail Account Gets Compromised

Symptoms: People listed in your e-mail contacts report being flooded with spam messages sent from your account. Or, you start receiving a bevy of "bounced" e-mails from random addresses you don't know. You aren't able to log into your account or change its settings, or you've discovered the settings have been altered. You attempt to use e-mail, and find it has been blocked by your provider. ...

Palin's E-Mails to Be Made Public in May (Maybe)

Everybody's favorite reality TV star ex-governor will finally have her official e-mails released this spring. Major members of the press, including the Associated Press, have been clamoring for Sarah Palin's documents for over two years, but the Alaskan governor's office has repeatedly stated the need for extensions. May 31st however (pending another extension, of course), we will finally be privy...

Gmail's 'Priority Inbox' to Cut the E-Mail Clutter

We all know that sifting through the mountains of newsletters, spam or utterly frivolous messages that litter our inboxes can be an exhausting task. And, more often than not, truly important e-mails can easily get lost amidst the clutter of fluff. Google, however, has now decided to help Gmail users add some order to their inbox pandemonium with a new feature called the 'Priority Inbox.' As Go...

Peter Craig Sets World Record for Longest Active E-mail Address

Share According to his website, Peter Craig holds more world records than any other Australian. Spinning, clapping, one-legged jump roping -- you name the weird record-setting feat, and Craig's probably done it. He's also, it turns out, the proud owner of a Wagnerian e-mail address which, at 345 characters, is the world's longest -- according to the URDB. And it works, too. So go ahead and dro...

Michael Reagan Launches @Reagan E-mail Address for Conservatives

As CBS reports, Ronald Reagan's son Michael has launched his very own @Reagan e-mail service in an attempt to provide a safe haven for "people who believe in true Reagan Conservative Values." Why, what ever do you mean, Michael Reagan? "What do I mean? Well, every time you use your e-mail from companies like Google, AOL, Yahoo!, Hotmail, Apple and others, you are helping the liberals," he explai...

How to Distinguish Real Amazon E-mails From Amazon Spam

If you're an avid reader or a compulsive video-on-demand customer, chances are that your inbox sees a pretty regular flow of e-mails from Amazon. Not all of them, though, are legit. A recent wave of malware has been sneaking its way into inboxes, under the guise of Amazon's trustworthy name. The e-mails appear to be order confirmations from the online store, but beneath that facade lies a nasty Tr...

Gmail to Add 'Normal E-mail' Option for 'Conversation' Haters

Share One of Gmail's most polarizing features is its 'Conversations' format, which groups long e-mail exchanges under the same, single subject line. Some users prefer the format to traditional e-mail displays, and even point to it as Gmail's defining feature. Others, meanwhile, have long insisted that the message grouping only makes it easier to miss new e-mails [Ed. Note: Those people are crazy...

Increased E-mail Activity May Reveal a Company's Demise, Study Suggests

If you're worried that your employer might be going belly up, check your e-mail. According to a report from New Scientist, companies facing economic struggles experience a boom in e-mail frequency about a month before they close up shop, a new study done at the Florida Institute of Technology claims. Researchers Ben Collingsworth and Ronaldo Menezes studied e-mail logs obtained by the Feds after...