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7.3.19

Email Tracking Is Creepy and Invasive and No One Should Do It

The rise of email "tracking pixels" is a dystopian nightmare that shows a complete lack of empathy for the person you're talking to.

4.29.19

Microsoft Outlook Email Breach Targeted Cryptocurrency Users

Earlier this month, Motherboard revealed that contents of Microsoft's email services were compromised. Multiple victims now say that hackers stole their cryptocurrency.

4.18.19

Facebook apparently forgot it was collecting new users’ email contacts

For three years, 1.5 million new users had their contacts uploaded to Facebook’s servers without their knowledge or consent.

3.11.19

The Problem With Telling Women to Email Like Men

Maybe men should use more exclamation points!

1.22.19

Google Made a Quiz to See if You Can Identify Phishing Emails

Alphabet’s Jigsaw has a new quiz to test your ability to distinguish phishing emails from regular, benevolent ones.

1.16.19

Britney Spears’ “E-Mail My Heart” Predicted the Future

It's easy to look at the '... Baby, One More Time' deep cut as a novelty relic but it's actually prophetic.

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12.19.18

How Hackers Bypass Gmail 2FA at Scale

A new Amnesty International report goes into some of the technical details around how hackers can automatically phish two-factor authentication tokens sent to phones.

12.10.18

A Potluck Invitation Left 25,000 State Workers Stuck in Reply-All Email Hell

After someone accidentally sent it to almost every government employee in Utah.

8.10.18

Don’t Even Think About Checking Your Work Email This Weekend

Feeling like you need to be “always on” doesn’t just stress you out—it’s bad for your relationships too.

6.21.18

Elon Musk Calls Tesla Leaker a 'Horrible Human Being' in Heated Email Exchange

Emails between the Tesla CEO and fired employee show the men beefing in private.

6.19.18

Elon Musk Sends Company-Wide Email About Tesla Saboteur and ‘Outside Forces’

The Tesla CEO told employees that someone within the company has been committing corporate espionage.

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