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Microsoft invokes Supreme Court opinion in Ireland email case

The court has ruled that U.S. laws cannot apply overseas unless Congress clearly says so

Top website domains are vulnerable to email spoofing

A security firm found lax use of email authentication systems by more than half of the world's top websites

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Companies pay out billions to fake-CEO email scams

In the U.S. alone, victims have lost $960 million to the schemes over the past three years, according to new data from the FBI

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Google, Facebook, Yahoo, rights groups oppose FBI expansion of surveillance powers

Proposed rules would give government access even to browser history and email metadata

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FBI pushes for more power to crush your privacy

The FBI continues its push to greatly expand government surveillance and exempt that spying from constitutional safeguards and privacy rules

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Google to shutter SSLv3, RC4 from SMTP servers, Gmail

Google Apps customers who still rely on SSLv3 or RC4 need to update to TLS or face the prospect of no longer being able to send out mail

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Your data, their cloud? Bring your own encryption keys

As governments and others increasingly seek the keys from your vendors to unlock your encrypted data, you should consider using self-provisioned keys

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We can repair email -- but it’s going to hurt

The major service providers have the power to fix email, but it will break many other servers in the process

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Microsoft to Windows Live Mail 2012 users: Switch now

Back-end changes at Outlook.com are making the old email client obsolete

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Trend Micro: 6 most popular homebrewed terrorist tools

Terrorist are developing apps that include pre-packaged encryption, DDoS, and a news feed for tech-light jihadists

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In rare unanimous move, House passes bill to protect email and cloud privacy

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill to strengthen privacy protections for email and other data stored in the cloud.

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Mozilla taps possible homes for Thunderbird email client

Mozilla says diverging needs meant Thunderbird was holding back Firefox

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Why email hasn’t killed the fax

We should have had a suitable alternative to the fax long ago, but email failed

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Office 365’s corporate takeover is imminent

Exchange Online is IT's biggest reason for shifting from on-premises Microsoft servers to the Office 365 cloud services

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Microsoft cites new EU personal data rules in support of email dispute

Microsoft has refused to provide to the U.S. government emails stored on servers in Ireland

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Inside job: What CIOs miss in preventing data leaks

DLP and user training are good defenses against accidental data loss, but companies need a third approach to detect insider threats

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VMware goes after Outlook with Boxer email app for AirWatch

VMware launched a new version of the Boxer iOS app for companies using VMware to manage their employees' mobile devices

Top 25 free apps for Windows 10

Top 25 free apps for Windows 10

Here’s the best of the best for Windows 10. Sometimes good things come in free packages

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