“The users that I support would double-click on a landmine to see what it did.” Phil Jones and Vidar Braut Haarr explain how to stop viruses from spreading to your computer by enlisting the help of Mozilla Mail and adopting a common sense approach.
“Internet life carries its own versions of courtesy, privacy and security issues that all users need to know.” This article discusses basic email etiquette and explains the proper use of the To, CC and BCC fields when sending emails.
Not entirely sure how cryptography works? This document’s two chapters, The Basics of Cryptography and Phil Zimmermann on PGP, will tell you what you need to know.
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“I don’t want people reading my mail.” Roy Hoobler explains how to use KGPG for email and file encryption under KDE.
For a conclusive answer read this article by Phil Zimmermann, author of the Pretty Good Privacy application.
“Once your email address is in the hands of spammers, regaining control of your inbox is a very, very difficult job indeed.” Nobody likes to receive spam, but what can you do to avoid it? Essential reading for anyone keen to ‘throw a spammer’ in the works.