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How to increase the security of our web based email accounts?

PRANEET ARORA
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How can we increase the security of our Yahoomail and Gmail accounts, to avoid intrusion...?
also suggest some softwares, that can be used for the same...
May 26 '10 #1
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markmcgookin
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Not really too sure how this relates to mobile software development. Maybe this should be moved to a different forum?
May 26 '10 #2

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Good tips to keep your public account email secure:
  • Use trusted computers (home, office)
  • use a complex password (numbers, letters, capitalization, punctuation)
  • change your password regularly
  • keep a seperate dummy account for newsletters and various non-important email communications
  • Avoid using your email in public wifi hotspots, etc. Always over trusted networks.
  • Secure your own home,office wifi. With wep, wpa, etc. Use a mac filter list.
Jun 21 '10 #3

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