Warning over scam 'Google' e-mail

Warning over scam 'Google' e-mail

Internet users have been warned to beware of an e-mail in which scammers posing as the internet giant Google try to gain personal information from them.

Saturday, 30 March, 2013, 3:43am

Technology exile Kim Dotcom to launch encrypted e-mail service

Kim Dotcom. Photo: Reuters

Kim Dotcom, the German-born internet entrepreneur fighting extradition from New Zealand over US claims of criminal copyright infringement, says he plans to launch an encrypted e-mail service to go with his encrypted file storage offering.

28 Feb 2013 - 4:25am

The dangers of the e-mail tsunami

The dangers of the e-mail tsunami

Half a century before the invention of e-mail, T. S. Eliot asked, "Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" If he were alive today, contemplating an inbox on a flickering computer screen, he might well have added, "Where is the information that has been lost in trivia?"

19 Feb 2013 - 5:03am

Employers rein in after-hours e-mails to boost productivity

Katey Klippel makes a point of keeping her smartphone in her bag when she returns home from a hard day at the management consulting firm where she works in Washington.

That way, she can better practise what her employer preaches and stop checking her e-mails after hours.

19 Nov 2012 - 3:39am

The Dictator

The Dictator

I am taki

30 Aug 2012 - 7:23pm

The Dictator

The Dictator

31 Aug 2012 - 6:42pm

Leung's e-mail on national education fails to persuade

A mass e-mail sent by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's office to company managers and academics defending the national education programme has received a chilly response.

The existence of the e-mail, which sought to rebut criticism that the subject amounts to brainwashing, came to light after staff posted Facebook messages saying their managers had received it.

27 Aug 2012 - 9:13pm

The Dictator

The Dictator

I'm about to go on holiday and really want one of those pretty bags in geometric prints that I can use as a carry-on but also at the beach. Sorry, I don't know the brand name.

1 Sep 2012 - 12:21am

Cyber thieves get clever

Network safety has become the top priority for companies as cyber theft has increased markedly over the years. Despite firewalls, cyber criminals have penetrated well-protected websites.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Harnessing the power of 'e-preciation'

When you step into a department store or visit the websites of different companies, it is easy to spot channels to file complaints, be it via e-mail or the complaint hotline. But what about praise? Seeing the lack of a systematic way to collect and present appreciation, Karen Au and Danny Chan co-founded Praisage, an online platform for positive feedback.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

More bytes than we can chew

People of earth, behold the zettabyte! Not sure what a zettabyte is? Well, it isn't another ill-conceived attempt at an MP3 player by Microsoft and it isn't the name of an electro band from Berlin. (Not yet, anyway.)

A zettabyte, or ZB, is a unit of computer storage that equates to one trillion gigabytes. Put another way, that's one sextillion bytes.

9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Take remote control

Am I working, resting or playing? Working from a remote location on the internet isn't new, but recent innovations are making it possible to work more efficiently than ever - and even appear to be at work when you're really 'out of office'.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Hackers blamed for rude replies on website

The administration of a Jiangxi mountain famous as one of the birthplaces of Taoism says its website has been hacked.

Many rude replies have been posted to nearby residents' queries and complaints since at least July.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

HK is 2nd top for e-mail cyberattacks, report says

Hong Kong was the world's second biggest target for e-mail cyberattacks last month, a new report says.

One in every 180 e-mails that landed in the city's inboxes last month carried malware, which refers to malicious code in the form of a virus, trojan or worm, said the study by the United States-based internet security firm Symantec.

6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Bank wants long-winded complaints

A 76-character e-mail address for a complaints section at a Bank of China branch in Fujian has been revamped after internet users criticised it for 'erecting obstacles for lodging complaints'.

The e-mail address for the section in Putian was exposed by a microblogger last week.

2 Nov 2011 - 12:00am