Posts Tagged ‘Email’

Twitter account suspension spam could lead to data loss

Published by pratyushkp on June 22nd, 2011 - in Social, Technology

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Have you received an email from Twitter saying that your account has been suspended? Did they ask you to re-verify your account by giving your details to a business partner?

Well, stop right there – and don’t do what the email says, because it’s a scam designed to steal your personal information and make money for fraudsters.

Naked Security reader Bayani was the first of our readers to send us a tip and tell us that they had been on the receiving-end of this particular spam campaign – but it looks as though it has been distributed quite widely via email.

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Gmail enables Sending emails in Background

Published by pratyushkp on April 26th, 2011 - in Social, Technology

Shows warning in case of any error to fix it

Google’s Gmail Labs is known for making nifty tweaks to the email service and thereby making it more efficient. This time, Google has added a new Background Send feature in Gmail Labs that lets users carry on with other tasks while the emails will continue being sent in background.

New Background Send feature can be enabled by accessing the Gmail Labs options available in Settings. Once you’ve enabled it, all you have to do is hit Send after you’ve composed an email and then carry on checking other emails.

Here’s a condition which indeed is important – browser tab/window needs to be active while sending email. Means you need to be logged in and must have an active connection. Enabling Background Send, hitting Send button and then simply shutting down the PC or Mac won’t guarantee that your mail has been sent.

In case the recipients address is not correct or if there’s any other issue while sending an email in background, Gmail will show a warning message on top of your Inbox. The warning message will offer you an option to fix it instantly or fix it later. On a successful dispatch of messages, user will receive text – your message has been sent, just above the Inbox.

What we can notice here is that slowly, Gmail is acting like a proper application with background sending of messages. Though it’s not more of a visual effect, it’s still quite an implementation.

Source :- Techtree Blog

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