How to Use the Microsoft Junk Email Reporting Add-in for Outlook

How to Use the Microsoft Junk Email Reporting Add-in for Outlook

Junk email, or spam, is a frustrating part of modern email. Millions of junk messages are sent every day, so it's likely that you receive some in your inbox.

While Outlook and other email clients do a good job of blocking spam automatically, Microsoft also offers a great Outlook add-in for reporting junk email.

What Is the Difference Between Phishing and Junk Mail?

What Is the Difference Between Phishing and Junk Mail?

Since email is so prevalent, you've probably heard the terms junk mail and phishing before. While it might seem like these two terms refer to the same type of email, this isn't the case.

Let's take a look at the differences between phishing and junk mail, and what this means for you.

How UAC Helps to Protect Your Computer

How UAC Helps to Protect Your Computer

When you try to install software or make certain changes on your computer, you might see a window like this:

This is from the UAC (User Account Control) feature on Windows. Let's take a look at what UAC is and why it's important to keep enabled.
What Is UAC?
UAC is a security feature first introduced in Windows Vista.

9 Vital Security Practices for Everyone

9 Vital Security Practices for Everyone

Digital security is paramount for both businesses and individuals. Today we have more personal information online than ever, with increasingly dangerous digital threats popping up all the time.

If you want to fortify your digital security, we have several tips to help you.

What You Should Know About the Magecart Attacks

What You Should Know About the Magecart Attacks

You're probably aware of credit card skimming, when attackers modify a physical card scanner to steal the details of anyone who uses it. But did you know that online card skimming is a threat too?

Recently, a particular type of this attack, titled Magecart, has become much more prevalent.

15 Common Security Terms Everyone Should Know

15 Common Security Terms Everyone Should Know

We've written before about how important security is in today's online world, like how password security is not optional and some browser dangers to know about.

But there are a lot of potentially confusing terms that float around. Let's define some of the most common and important security terms everyone should be familiar with.

What Is Encryption and Why Is It Important?

What Is Encryption and Why Is It Important?

You've probably heard the term "encryption" used a lot recently, even on the evening news. While you may think encryption is only something that tech experts use, you actually use it yourself every day.

Let's look at what encryption actually is, what it does, and why it's important.