It’s been a while since we’ve posted any news about other places here on the blog, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been watching. Here’s the latest and greatest from the world of email.
Happy 10th Birthday, Yahoo! Mail
We’ve had a great time working with the team down in Sunnyvale on the new Yahoo! Mail application and wish them the best on this momentous occasion. Congrats!
Yahoo Mail to block fake eBay and PayPal e-mail – CNET News.com
Good news for eBay and Paypal users, Yahoo! will be blocking spoofed emails from senders claiming to be Paypal and eBay. We have to applaud Yahoo! for taking steps to curb these phishing emails.
Mac e-mail showdown: Which program delivers? – Computerworld
Looking to switch email apps on the Mac? Or maybe coming from the PC world and wanted to know what your Mac options are? Computerworld takes a look at Mail.app, Thunderbird and Microsoft Entourage desktop mail applications for OSX.
Techies take on spam zombies -San Francisco Chronicle
“Computer scientists in Menlo Park are releasing a free diagnostic program today to help network administrators find PCs infected with an insidious new type of virus that has already tainted millions of computers.” Strangely, SFGate doesn’t link directly to the software page, but if you want to check it out, go to the BotHunter Free Internet Distribution Page.