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Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Nov 2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By TenFour
I suggest always having a complete backup of your...

I suggest always having a complete backup of your email somewhere else with the two linked by IMAP. The backup could be a free provider like Gmail or Outlook.com, which are unlikely to suddenly go...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Nov 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By TenFour
There are many ways to access your email on your...

There are many ways to access your email on your PC, but if you have a good Internet connection I think the best method is to use the online web access. Outlook.com and Gmail are both excellent in...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 9 Nov 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 24,806
Posted By TenFour
Lots of different ways of handling having a new...

Lots of different ways of handling having a new email address. I have done it numerous times and have found for me it is best to keep the old email address working for as long as possible--maybe...
Forum: FastMail Forum 3 Nov 2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By TenFour
Supposedly my password was taken in a Dropbox...

Supposedly my password was taken in a Dropbox breach and a LinkedIn breach a few years ago, but since I have been using unique passwords and storing them in password managers for many years I had...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By TenFour
Just use the web version of LastPass by getting...

Just use the web version of LastPass by getting one of the browser extensions. Not sure what advantage the desktop app has over the browser extension. LastPass works well, though I find the interface...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 24,806
Posted By TenFour
Whatever you do, keep it short and easy to spell...

Whatever you do, keep it short and easy to spell and type. I solicit and have to enter email addresses all the time, and we get a high error rate between the owner writing it down sloppily and/or the...
Forum: FastMail Forum 2 Nov 2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By TenFour
The problem is that Yubikeys and similar are way...

The problem is that Yubikeys and similar are way too complicated for wide adoption at this time, and they often don't really offer any additional security when all the bad guy has to do is revert to...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Oct 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By TenFour
Calm down. I have used Apple products...

Calm down. I have used Apple products professionally since they existed, and most of my household is all Apple. I currently use Linux myself for most things, but I work fulltime with Microsoft at...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By TenFour
It all depends on what works best for you. Email...

It all depends on what works best for you. Email is a critical component for many of us and FM is a great solution. But, I have found staying in one of the big ecosystems works best in the long run....
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By TenFour
I understand--the domain email thing is why I...

I understand--the domain email thing is why I think there are only two really good ecosystems for small businesses--Microsoft and Google. Where I work right now we are torn between the two offerings....
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Oct 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,378
Posted By TenFour
Personally, I have found that sticking to one or...

Personally, I have found that sticking to one or another ecosystem proves to be more functional in the long run. For me that has become Google, without the G Suite, which I tried and found to be too...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 18 Oct 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By TenFour
Helm startup to take on Gmail?

Ars Technica article (https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/10/meet-helm-the-startup-taking-on-gmail-with-a-server-that-runs-in-your-home/) worth reading. The comments section is often...
Forum: FastMail Forum 17 Oct 2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By TenFour
But doesn't having a backup via SMS and/or email...

But doesn't having a backup via SMS and/or email defeat the purpose of the Yubikey? Can't hackers just use the backup methods too?
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 17 Oct 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By TenFour
Personally, I'm not sure what my reaction is....

Personally, I'm not sure what my reaction is. Surprise? No. Shock? No. Disappointment? Maybe. Disgust? No. These things are never black and white. Might it be better to at least engage with China in...
Forum: FastMail Forum 15 Oct 2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By TenFour
General observations trying a Yubikey. Yes,...

General observations trying a Yubikey. Yes, Chrome is the browser you need, and sometimes there are issues with various Linux distros. I managed to get it to work with some and not with others....
Forum: The Off-Topic Lounge 10 Oct 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By TenFour
Most people sign up using their smartphone and...

Most people sign up using their smartphone and when they do there is usually a screen asking for all sorts of permissions. Everyone ignores the messages on that screen and accepts the permissions,...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 7 Oct 2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By TenFour
An option might be to create a Google archive of...

An option might be to create a Google archive of your email, which can be downloaded in one or more zip files and then stored wherever you want. Not sure you can do that with a G Suite for business...
Forum: Google Gmail Forum 5 Oct 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,556
Posted By TenFour
Further me. I continue to find the uproar over...

Further me. I continue to find the uproar over "privacy" rather strange, at least with regards to Google and Gmail. Yes, Google is mining our online activities to target advertising more precisely,...
Forum: Email Help Needed! 4 Oct 2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By TenFour
If the email is legit the unsubscribe route...

If the email is legit the unsubscribe route should work, and legit companies will really appreciate you not reporting their emails as spam. I have worked a lot in email communications for large...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 3 Oct 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
Data exfiltration

Maybe this explains the Zoho incident. Looks like Yandex has a similar exfiltration issue if you scroll down a bit....
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 26 Sep 2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
It has always seemed to me that domain registrars...

It has always seemed to me that domain registrars are a weak link in our implementation of utilizing our own domains for email and our websites, etc. At least for those of us who don't have the scale...
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
That's true about the cloud, but in my experience...

That's true about the cloud, but in my experience I have had many more instances of my own equipment and software failing than I have had of the failure of major cloud services.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
I'm sure there are two sides to the story.

I'm sure there are two sides to the story.
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
Another article on the Zoho issue. Twitter...

Another article on the Zoho issue. Twitter indicates some people are still having problems reaching zoho.com....
Forum: Email Comments, Questions and Miscellaneous 25 Sep 2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,195
Posted By TenFour
For me, yes, I prefer using services that are the...

For me, yes, I prefer using services that are the most reliable and secure for my main email accounts. I have found them to be the least hassle and the best value in the long run. However, I also use...
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