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Cable Company Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts

Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that... More...

Spammers Hit YouTube's E-Mail Servers

According to security firm Marshal, spammers are using YouTube's servers and the service@youtube.com address to send massive quantities of unsolicited email, which appear to derive from the video-sharing site's 'Invite Your Friends' feature. The emails... More...

Spammers plunder Plusnet e-mail

Customers of UK net provider Plusnet have been told to change the password for their account following a break-in earlier this month where malicious hackers gained control of a Plusnet's mail server and stole a... More...

Yahoo opens up e-mail APIs to outsiders

Yahoo on Wednesday is expected to release software that will allow third-party developers to write applications using Yahoo Mail. The move to open up the application programming interfaces (APIs) to Yahoo Mail is meant to... More...

AOL Tacks Ad to Bottom of E-Mail

As of Tuesday, 34 word advertisements promoting AOL products and services are now being tacked to the bottom of e-mail messages sent from AOL accounts using the internet provider's AOL 9.0 software. E-mails sent through... More...

Yahoo Opening E-Mail Code

Yahoo used its recent "Hack Day" to springboard its opening of substantial chunks of code to software developers, highlighted by the application programming interface (API) of Yahoo's widely-used Web e-mail. Yahoo said the Web application... More...

Glitch Delays AOL E-Mail

Millions of AOL users encountered delays sending and receiving e-mail Thursday as the company worked to identify and fix a software glitch. AOL spokesman Nicholas Graham said the company was investigating the cause of the... More...

Microsoft Sued Over Mobile E-Mail Access

Microsoft is facing a new lawsuit today fromtelecommunications provider Visto claiming that the software giant"...infringed upon multiple patents Visto holds regarding proprietarytechnology that provides enterprises and consumers with mobile access to theire-mail and other data."... More...

Katrina e-mail scams emerge

Computer users are being urged to be on guard for a bogus e-mail that pretends to offer news updates about Hurricane Katrina as a means to infect their PCs. The malicious e-mail gives a brief... More...

Tsunami E-mail Hoaxer Jailed

A hoaxer who e-mailed the families of people caught up in the Asian tsunami telling them their relatives were dead has been jailed for six months. Christoper Pierson, 40, from Lincolnshire, was arrested on New... More...

ICQ Updates Its Web-Based E-Mail

The increasingly competitive Web mail market has a new player: Instant messaging provider ICQ. The company now offers a fee-based service that includes 2GB of storage, a calendar feature, task manager, notepad, wireless access, and... More...

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