Can company read personal e-mail sent at work?

Do employees have a right to privacy when using personal email accounts, even when they send the messages at work? That depends on the situation, according to a few court cases that have tackled the subject.

Study reveals most likely phishing victims

Most commonly cited examples of phishing attacks target inexperienced Internet users who don’t know any better than to hand over sensitive information. But those folks aren’t the most likely victims.

Popular e-mail tool could lead to legal trouble

A common and seemingly harmless e-mail feature could be getting companies in trouble with the law.

How much e-mail is spam?

Here’s a trivia question: Of all the e-mails sent daily, how many are legit and how many are pushing worthless products and scams?

5 e-mail privacy tips for your users

Most users would be upset if they found out somebody had been snooping on their e-mails. But many of them don’t take the proper precautions to make sure that doesn’t happen.

Judge: Bipolar disorder no excuse for e-mail hacking

The insanity defense has been around in criminal cases for a while, but this may be the first time it’s been used to defend breaking into someone’s e-mail account.

Employees thankful for remote access to work e-mail

Looks like many folks were getting up from the dinner table on Thanksgiving to check their work e-mail.

1 in 20 users have been punished for e-mail goofs

Looks like many people could use a refresher on proper e-mail behavior.

Would you fall for crafty new e-mail scams?

It isn’t just the tech illiterate that are likely to fall victim to online fraud. Sophisticated new schemes could catch even the savviest folks off guard.

5 ways to prevent users’ e-mail blunders

E-mail mistakes can lead to sensitive information being shared with the wrong people. Or, they could just cause confusion and breakdowns in communication.