Tech Tip By J. D. BIERSDORFER NOV. 25, 2016 Q. I have been getting spam invitations to my iOS calendar recently. They come from Chinese accounts and their subjects are for super-discounted Ray-Bans and the like. Is there any solution to this? A. Many iCloud users have recently reported an influx of spam in the […]
Thursday, April 7th, 2016 The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week warned about a “dramatic” increase in so-called “CEO fraud,” e-mail scams in which the attacker spoofs a message from the boss and tricks someone at the organization into wiring funds to the fraudsters. The FBI estimates these scams have cost organizations more […]
By Roger A. Grimes Redirected Net searches, unexpected installs, rogue mouse pointers: Here’s what to do when you’ve been 0wned In today’s threatscape, antivirus software provides little piece of mind. In fact, antimalware scanners on the whole are horrifically inaccurate, especially with exploits less than 24 hours old. After all, malicious hackers and malware can […]
Creating Contact Groups 1) From the Outlook main window, click on New Items, More Items and then Contact Group.
(Courtesy of “Windows 7: The Missing Manual”) If you find yourself copying or moving certain icons to certain folders or disks with regularity, it’s time to exploit the “Send to” command that lurks in the shortcut menu for almost every icon.
In a few steps, a Distribution List or a Contacts Group can be used as a source for a Mail Merge. The trick is to first save the list as a text file. This creates a tab]delimited file containing the names and addresses contained in your list. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Outlook Webmail is a quick and convenient way of viewing your E-mails when you are out-and-about or away from your Outlook desktop client. As convenient as it can be, its default group view can also become annoying when trying to open certain e-mails where there are several messages based on a subject line. Read the […]
If you have received an email from the IRS or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, chances are it was a phishing attempt. If you have received an email from PayPal, your bank, eBay, Amazon or even Facebook asking for immediate action regarding personal information, it was a phishing attempt. Read the full Tip of the Week!
Several users have had some problems lately with student e-mails being blocked by the SonicWall Spam filtering system. As a result, this Tip of The Week gives advice on how to disable the junk mail option in Outlook, as well as how to regularly check the SonicWall Spam filtering system. Read the full Tip of […]