New Zealand Telecom Xtra Adds New Security to Email

New Zealand telecom system Xtra has plans to hinder access to customer email accounts beginning on Monday until they change their email security settings. After experiencing a number of security issues, the Telecom is requiring an additional layer of security on Xtra email, which is powered by Yahoo. The new encryption setting will make email more secure specifically on public Wifi connections. This new layer will affect about a third of customers who use third party clients such as Microsoft Outlook or Android devices to check their email.

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