If you're not a good person with computer or just got your first ever email account, this article is good for you. In today Email are use of all the to sending important letters to you bank or someone important, and some people are so sad and have nothing better in their life but to look into other peoples emails account for money, pleasure, or personal reasons, and can put your privacy and even your life at risk (on an extreme scale).
Archive early and often
The Sony hack, the latest in a wave of company security breaches, exposed months of employee emails. Other hacks have given attackers access to sensitive information about a company and its customers, such as credit-card numbers and email addresses. One way hackers can sneak into a company is by sending fake emails with malicious links to employee inboxes. Here are Some simple steps to make your email more secure and limit the harm a hacker can have:
Most corporate email systems allow people to set up regularly scheduled archiving so that emails are moved off of the server after a certain number of days. You can still check archived emails on your work computer, but they are no longer easily accessible on websites outside the office or on your phone. That limits hackers' ability to access those emails too. You can make exceptions for emails that you want to keep in your active inbox, and they won't be archived.
Have a secure password
As we all know thatPasswords are there to protect your account; without passwords we would be lost. alway create a deficult password; do not use your name, date of birth,or last name. For example, do not set it "John" because first of all the hackers will aim your name or last name as your password. Don't use a phrase or use a pet name that most people know about. For example, do not put in "MyPetMaddy" or "ShowUsYouFeelGood". Try to use a complicated code like "mkael092" or use a code like this "09484M92", so it is impossible to guess. Choose a password you have not previously used on your account before. A good password will contain a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters; numbers; and/or special characters such as %, $, and +. It is very important to keep your password private at all times. A password that contains a mixture of letters and numbers is a good way of securing your password.
Recover your account
If the user is unable to log in then it is likely that the password has already been changed. In this case, email providers often have the “I forgot my password” option and will typically send password reset instructions to an alternate email address. This may involve knowing your secret question. If the password recovery method does not work, you may need to contact your email service provider.
Protect your computer
If your computer is wireless or does not use any antivirus software and is used not just by you, your email address and password is completely at risk. Download free antivirus software by going to www.avast.com. Using wireless isn't the safest form of using the Internet, as it can be hacked by people using network sniffers. If you have no other choice, make sure you have a WPA key on your wireless Internet connection. You can change or add one by going into Connections -> Your Wireless Network -> Wireless Map -> Your Router -> Properties -> Device Webpage. Then click Wireless Security Settings and then "WEP/WPA Key". It's best to have it set using a WPA key as it's the latest version of security.
As emails arrived into your inbox, open and do what you have to do. Set them into folders.This will separate your data and the hacker will don't know which information is in which folder or he or she will take more steps to reach for the information which he or she requried. Paired with archiving, it also ensures that what the hacker does compromise is limited and known for any future damage assessment. Delete the Sensitive data from your inbox, before deleting first of all save it to your hard drive so it will secure for you.
Don't click on unexpected links and attachments
If you get an email connected to some link of some attached file that you were not expecting, forward a email to the person for what the link or attachement is for.The links from the banking department hover the mouse or do the right click on the link to show the final destination of the links. Before you click, make sure the address that pops up when you hover over the link matches where the hyperlink says you'll be sent. If unsure, use a new window and manually right the address of the website to conduct you business.