Security

S/MIME: the standard method for e-mail encryption
S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?
  • E-Mail security

If you send an e-mail without additional security measures, it’s like sending a postcard: if everything goes as planned, the information should arrive unchanged and unread in the recipient’s inbox. However, if someone intercepts the card or the e-mail in transit, they can read the contents without any problem and make as many changes as possible. Just like you would use an opaque envelope to...

S/MIME: How to encrypt and sign your emails?
1Password Alternatives
1Password alternatives: The best 5 password managers
  • E-Mail security

Password managers are extremely practical tools to help remember the passwords for the many online accounts you may have. They usually work via browser extensions or desktop apps, and are available across most operating systems. Among the many password managers, 1Password has established itself as a solid tool for many users. However, 1Password is relatively expensive and there are doubts about...

1Password alternatives: The best 5 password managers
E-mail account hacked: what now?
What to do if your e-mail is hacked? How to find out
  • E-Mail security

E-Mail accounts are one of our most important communication tools: we use them to register for online portals, for private and business exchanges, and as an organizer and digital address book. It is therefore all the more important to make sure your account is well-protected. But what if your e-mail account does get hacked? Our guide explains what methods internet criminals use to gain access to...

What to do if your e-mail is hacked? How to find out
What is an SPF record?
What is an SPF record and how to use it
  • E-Mail security

How can the recipient of an email tell whether a message is actually coming from the person who appears to be sending it? Many scammers attempt to forge the email sender address. But you can protect yourself. You can verify the outbound mail server using the SPF (Sender Policy Framework), a popular authentication method. How does SPF work and what can it do?

What is an SPF record and how to use it
What is greylisting?
What is greylisting? Definition, advantages and disadvantages
  • E-Mail security

Greylisting is an effective method for preventing mass spam emails from being sent out. Since this process happens in the background, most users are unaware that their inbox is being protected by greylisting. Here you will learn exactly how this method works on a technical level.

What is greylisting? Definition, advantages and disadvantages
Has my e-mail been hacked? These tools reveal the truth
Email hack checker: Check if your Email has been hacked
  • E-Mail security

Large-scale hacker attacks constantly make their way into the news, which then causes panic among users. Hackers exploit Email addresses and passwords by using them for criminal purposes. Victims often don’t even realize that their data has been stolen. We introduce four tools to help you check whether your Email has been hacked.

Email hack checker: Check if your Email has been hacked
Email encryption with SSL
What is email encryption and how does is work
  • E-Mail security

Are the emails that you send and receive encrypted? If not, it’s about time you started. Only by encrypting the transmission and content of emails can you ensure that your data is secure while being sent. Otherwise, unauthorized persons can read your email traffic easily and possibly gain access to sensitive data such as passwords and bank information. We’ll show you the best protection...

What is email encryption and how does is work
DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance)
What is DMARC and why do you need it?
  • E-Mail security

How can you spot fraudulent emails if they use a known sender name and look like familiar newsletters or service emails? One way is to use the DMARC verification protocol, which triggers appropriate measures if an email doesn’t pass certain checks. In this article we explain how DMARC can give you an early warning about possible misuse of your sender name.

What is DMARC and why do you need it?
Protecting your email address: how to do it
How to protect email address on website from spam
  • E-Mail security

Spam robots, so-called harvesters, consistently search the internet for email addresses that can be used for unlawful advertising, phishing emails, and spreading viruses, worms, and Trojans. You’re recommended to have your contact details on your website, but how do you stop them from being misused? This article gives you advice on how to protect your email address.

How to protect email address on website from spam
Change Gmail password
How to change or reset your Gmail password
  • E-Mail security

Gmail is Google’s popular free email application. To access their account, users have to log in using a password. But what if you forgot your password or want to change it? This guide sets out the steps to follow to reset or change your Gmail password.

How to change or reset your Gmail password