Category: Email

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Beware of the new phishing email that knows your address
April 07, 2016

Beware of the new phishing email that knows your address

A new type of phishing email that includes the recipient’s home address has been received by thousands of people. The scam emails claim that the recipient’s owe hundreds of pounds to UK firms. The firms involved have been inundated with phone calls from worried members of the public. One security expert warned clicking on the… Read full article

Microsoft Outlook tips and tricks
February 19, 2016

Microsoft Outlook tips and tricks

Outlook’s aliases Multiple mail addresses can be used to compose new messages or reply to incoming ones from the same inbox with Outlook’s alias feature. This means that you’re able to create dedicated addresses for newsletter sign-ups or social media alerts, then create customised filters to keep these kinds of messages away from your main inbox. There’s… Read full article

Gmail Inbox gets a new feature
February 09, 2016

Gmail Inbox gets a new feature

Inbox by Gmail has a new update that makes it easier to find information like addresses, membership numbers and package tracking numbers in your emails. While Inbox always featured quite a good search feature that would organize results by relevance, Google has now made its search tool in the app significantly smarter. Just like in Google Search, Inbox… Read full article

Skype and Outlook updates for Android and iOS
January 19, 2016

Skype and Outlook updates for Android and iOS

The Outlook and Skype teams are working together to build integrated experiences that make it easier to communicate and manage your calendar from your mobile device. The new updates to Outlook for iOS and Android make it easy to schedule and begin a group chat and call with your friends and colleagues using Skype. They also updated Outlook… Read full article

FAKE Windows 10 installation emails contain Ransomware
August 04, 2015

FAKE Windows 10 installation emails contain Ransomware

There’s a new spamming campaign that’s trying to spread the CTB-locker ransomware by using emails pretending to be coming from Microsoft, telling people that their device is ready to install Windows 10. They mimic the actual Windows 10 emails, and have managed make their address appear as Microsoft’s update@microsoft.com address. There’s a Microsoft disclaimer, and a… Read full article

How Do I Share My Calendar In Microsoft Outlook?
April 17, 2015

How Do I Share My Calendar In Microsoft Outlook?

So long as you have at least Microsoft Outlook 2003, you can give permission for other people to view your calendar. It’s quite simple: Go on the Calendar button > Share My Calendar > Add > Add the name of the person > OK. You then click the name of the person you wish you… Read full article

Save Time In Microsoft Outlook!
April 07, 2015

Save Time In Microsoft Outlook!

Microsoft Outlook has been built to do more for you than a lot of people realise. Many people waste a lot of time doing things that the machine could be doing for you! To start, tell Outlook what you care about. Outlook can scan an email message for specific criteria, then perform any action that… Read full article

Beware – FAKE Microsoft Emails!
February 19, 2015

Beware – FAKE Microsoft Emails!

Be careful! If you receive this email in the image above from ‘Microsoft’ it is SPAM and it is not them, do not respond to it and ignore it. One of our customers made us aware of this issue this morning. Please share this blog post on to make others aware of this issue and… Read full article

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