Outlook will be the central point for Microsoft 365 apps: update on redesign
Microsoft is subjecting its email client Outlook to a robust redesign. Outlook should become one with Microsoft 365 and as such, serve as a "hub. The redesigned Outlook will become the standard for all Windows application users in a few years.
Microsoft sees the digital inbox as the starting po... Read more
Microsoft error stops Hotmail users’ mail from being delivered
A so-called SPF error at Microsoft affected Hotmail users worldwide who send their emails through Outlook. The problem caused emails to be rejected from recipients.
Due to an error at Microsoft, Hotmail users were receiving "bounces" on their emails since Thursday, Aug. 18. These bounces were ac... Read more
Google launches end-to-end encryption for Gmail web
Google recently announced end-to-end encryption for the web version of Gmail. The feature allows users to send and receive encrypted emails inside and outside their domains.
The update involves client-side encryption or E2EE. When enabled, the security feature ensures that sensitive data from an... Read more
Google Workspace now alerts key changes to administrator accounts
Alert Center will inform administrators of sensitive and critical changes to configurations of Google Workspace.
Previously known as G Suite, Google Workspace has been upgraded to inform administrator of sensitive alterations to accounts. The new alerts are accessible to all Google Workspace use... Read more
Research: new tools and security measures often counterproductive
Research by Zivver reveals that although companies have accelerated their innovation efforts in the past two years, many challenges remain. Employees that participated in the study complain about security measures that are counterproductive and slow down work. Many applications have been added in t... Read more
Ex-Google employees release ‘Shortwave’, a rebirth for Google Inbox
Although Google Inbox has been retired for over three years, its users have not forgotten about it. Many of Inbox's features should have made their way to Google's existing email service, Gmail, but they never did.
If you still remember Inbox and how simple it made email management, it might be ... Read more
Dropbox buys DocSend for $165 million
DocSend, a startup operating out of San Francisco, offers a service that enables workers to share documents using email more easily. Dropbox has announced that it is forking out $165 million to acquire the startup. The deal was announced yesterday and is expected to close before the end of this mon... Read more
Zoom is planning to compete in the email and calendar market
Zoom wants to create competition in the productivity market, where Google and Microsoft stand out as the big players. According to some sources, Zoom is developing its own web-based email service and may launch a calendar too.
The information is still scanty about the calendar. However, there ar... Read more
Criminals more successfully spoof banks and financial services
Bitdefender published a new report that says the stay-at-home model of working, online shopping, and online banking are perfect hunting grounds for criminals.
Recently, they have started spoofing banking emails more, hoping to defraud customers. More than a third of all incoming emails related t... Read more
Twitter developers’ private keys and account tokens could be exposed
Twitter emailed developers to warn them about a bug that may have exposed their private keys and account tokens. In the email, the company said that the sensitive information was improperly stored in the browser’s cache inadvertently.
Before the fix, if anyone used a public or shared computer ... Read more