Gmail

Port Out Scam

How to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks

Here’s a guide on how to prevent and protect yourself against the threat of hackers taking over your phone number and going after your online accounts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.17.18
tech

How to See Which Apps Can Read Your Gmail

Third party app developers read user emails, the Wall Street Journal reported, raising questions about Google’s oversight.
Jordan Pearson
7.3.18
on the clock

Google Is Saving Its Own Time, Not Yours

Algorithmic guessing misses what makes us human.
S.A. Applin
5.15.18
Google

Gmail's 'Self Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used to Illegally Destroy Government Records

Activists have asked Google to disable the feature on government accounts.
Mack DeGeurin
5.4.18
E-Mails

The Best Way to Manage Email Is With Pen and Paper

If email is a to-do list someone else writes for you, might as well just write down the ones you actually need to respond to.
Jason Koebler
4.26.18
circle back

The New Gmail Update Will Not Fix Your Nightmare Life

The new Gmail update is great. The only problem is that you're still going to get a lot of emails.
Emanuel Maiberg
4.25.18
Internet Insecurity

Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt

Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.18
Tedium

The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous

Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Ernie Smith
12.6.17
Internet Insecurity

Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?

Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.17
Internet Insecurity

Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet

Google has just launched a set of new features to make it harder to break into your account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.17.17
fancy bear

Russian Hackers Are Using Google's Own Infrastructure to Hack Gmail Users

Security researchers have exposed a sophisticated hacking and disinformation campaign that targeted more than 200 Gmail users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.26.17
Phish Me If You Can

Google Was Warned About This Week’s Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago

Six years ago, a researcher warned about the exact same "dynamite phishing" technique used to phish around one million Gmail users this week.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.4.17