Free email services and accounts are convenient and ubiquitous, and can be used safely, if and only if you take responsibility for that safety.
I often hear from people who want to close an email account for one reason or another – often they’re quite desperate. The problem is that closing an email account is very often the wrong solution to their real problem.
It can be very frustrating if it suddenly seems like spammers have found you. There is one thing may help your email provider catch up and slow the deluge.
Web-based email services (such as Yahoo) were never designed to be a default Mail-to program, but there are a few ways to get around that.
When a hacker has access to your email account, they can do anything — even change settings you know nothing about. Let’s take a look at some of the possible dangers.
The first thing to understand is the difference between an online program (such as the Yahoo website) and a program running locally on your computer. Then I can point you in the right direction.