If you’re not around to unlock all the digital data you take such care to secure, who will be able to access it, and how?
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Backing up your computer’s data is critical. What backup program should you use? There are many, but pragmatically, the best is whatever you’ll actually use.
Another day, another story of data loss. The frustrating thing is that it doesn’t have to happen.
The list of BCC’ed recipients is not included with emails, so there is no way of determining if or who else the email was sent to.
Spam prevention measures have made getting email delivered more difficult. We’ll look at ways to maximize the chances your email will make it through.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and a screenshot – an image of your computer screen, saved as a picture – can eliminate a lot of frustration when trying to describe to someone what you’re seeing on your computer.
Free email services and accounts are convenient and ubiquitous, and can be used safely, if and only if you take responsibility for that safety.
Email spoofing is rampant. Spammers often send email that looks like it came from you, and there’s little that you can do about it.
There are emails from which you should certainly unsubscribe when you no longer want them. However, there are emails that you absolutely should never unsubscribe from. I’ll review the differences.
Using all upper-case characters is the internet form of shouting, and is considered quite rude. Don’t be surprised if you get a grumpy response.