Is My Email Secure?

From the moment the first email was sent in 1971, email has grown to become a critical part of the business world, allowing companies to work more productively, no matter their size. In fact, over 100 billion (that’s billion with a b) business emails are sent each day, and because email is so critical to the workings of business, it’s also a

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert – Recognizing a Spoof of Microsoft’s Anti-Virus Software

You’re well into your morning routine – coffee in hand, checking your email, reading Facebook – when a security prompt pops up on your computer screen. You’ve never seen this sort of alert before, but right at the top, it says “Microsoft Security Essentials Alert.” Microsoft Security Essentials, or MSE, is Microsoft’s free anti-virus software available as a download on Microsoft’s website.

How Do Email Spam Filters Work?

Unsolicited commercial email (UCE) is the digital junk mail known as spam. At the very least UCE is a nuisance, and at its worst an access point for viruses and malicious code. However you may view it, spam is an ever-present problem for most businesses and individuals. Considering that the volume of email worldwide is 269 billion messages per day and that