New documents have revealed that Hillary Clinton used her iPad to send emails, both business and personal, while serving as Secretary of State. This revelation comes after Clinton told the press that she maintained a personal email address on her own server to make it easier to use email in a single device: her Blackberry.
Fake emails claiming to come from Wells Fargo have been circulating. The spam messages claims that the bank has received documents regarding the recipient's account and encourages the viewer to click a link to see the documents. The page links to a site with malware that is used to infect the user's computer.
Forty percent of U.S. adults ignore marketing emails, according to a new report from TechnologyAdvice. The "What Consumers Want From Marketing Emails" study includes responses from 1,300 U.S. adults and found that of the 60 percent of consumers that read marketing emails, only 16 percent said they do so on a regular basis.
Australia's immigration department has disabled the autocomplete tool in its email system, after an embarrassing mistake exposed the personal details of world leaders attending the G20 Summit. The leak happened when an employee included the wrong person on an email chain that included the passport numbers and visa details of world leaders including US president Barack Obama, Russian president Vladimir Putin, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Google has updated the Gmail app for Android devices, letting users access multiple email accounts from one dashboard. "Starting today, you'll be able to view all your mail at once, regardless of which account it's from, using the new 'All Inboxes' option," Google software engineer Regis Decamps said in a blog post. "This way, you can read and respond to all your messages without having to hop between accounts."
Canned Emails is a new service that helps email users write basic emails based on templates. Templates include asking for a refund, applying for a job or even breaking up with someone. The templates are straightforward and convey the message politely.
Neil Moore, a prisoner in Britain's Wandsworth Prison, sent a fake email which led to his release from jail. Moore used a contraband smartphone to send an email to the prison posing as a court clerk claiming he was to be released. Authorities discover the jailbreak when Moore's lawyer arrived at the prison three days later and he was gone. Moore has since turned himself back in.
Mobile email conversions rose 70 percent from Q4 2013 to Q4 2014, according to a new report from Yesmail. In addition, the research revealed that mobile revenue accounted for 20 percent of all email-generated revenue. According to the report, almost 40 percent of all email clicks in Q4 2014 were generated by mobile, which reflects a ten percent jump from Q4 2013.
A staff member at Australia's Department of Immigration accidentally cced an outsider on an email which included personal information about 31 world leader's attending the G20 Leader's Summit last year. The email included passport numbers, dates of birth and visa numbers for US President Barack Obama, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping, among others. The error happened when the employee that wrote the email selected the wrong email address from an autocomplete field.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks, has claimed that Hillary Rodham Clinton permanently destroyed all emails on her private server while serving as Secretary of State. David Kendall, Clinton's lawyer, claims that Clinton handed over all of her work-related emails to the State Department and that Gowdy should be making any document requests to the agency.