How To Spot Scam Email

We’ve all ran across this, an email that comes in that looks legitimate but something about it doesn’t feel right. What do you do with this kind of email? Do you open it to see what it is about. Did your uncle that you didn’t know you had really leave you a million dollars? Does…

What’s New With Gmail

Gmail after several years has a new look and some new functionality. What’s New? New look – The corners are rounder especially the compose but which is now oval instead of rectangular. Big deal! A sidebar for Google’s apps, Smart reply, Snooze an email, Confidential email, A choice of layouts, Find out more about these…

A Look at the New Gmail

Google just updated Gmail with one of its biggest redesigns in a long time. The update brings several security features like confidential mode, which allows you to add two-factor authentication and / or set expiration dates for individual emails. Phishing alerts are also now highlighted in a much clearer way, with bold red boxes that are harder…

Enigmail for Thunderbird

Enigmail is a data encryption and decryption extension for Mozilla Thunderbird and the SeaMonkey internet suite that provides OpenPGP public key e-mail encryption and signing. Enigmail works under Microsoft Windows, Unix-like, and Mac OS X operating systems. Its cryptographic functionality is handled by GNU Privacy Guard.

What is PGP?

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption program provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications. Phil Zimmermann developed PGP in 1991.

Encrypt Your Gmail With Mailvelope

Mailvelope is a free software for end-to-end encryption of email traffic inside of a web browser (Firefox or Chromium) that integrates itself into existing webmail applications (“email websites”). It can be used to encrypt and sign electronic messages, including attached files, without the use of a separate, native email client (like Thunderbird) using the OpenPGP…

Phishing Emails, How To Stop Them

I got this email from PayPal with a link to see my PayPal statement. Clicking the button activated my Ublock Origin. I copied the link address and pasted it into a text editor and examined it. It was from….  As it turns out it was not a fishing email but it could have been….

Offline Google Mail

Offline Google Mail beta is a Gmail app built to support offline access, allowing mail to be read, responded to, searched and archived without network access. After first start-up, Gmail Offline will automatically synchronize messages and queued actions anytime Chrome is running and an Internet connection is available.


Gmail is the core of the Google applications. This web based mail application is easy to use yet very powerful. This month we will learn the secrets of this powerful tool.

Taming Your Inbox

Email is suppose to be tool to make your life easier not harder. Somehow that just doesn’t seem to be the case. Someone ask you, “Did you get my email?” You say, “What email? My Inbox is such a disaster I don’t know if I got it or not.”