Sending an email message is certainly more private than posting on a social networking site, but email has its own dangers.
PC Mag recently published an article educating users with six tips to help secure their online communications without risking their privacy.
"By now we all know not to post sensitive information on social networking sites. Even with privacy settings enabled, that angry political rant or embarrassing beach photo can easily become the next viral Internet sensation. By comparison, email seems like a much safer communications medium, but you can still get into trouble if you lose control of your account. In addition, email messages bounce unprotected from server to server, so private information might be compromised."
The Six tips from PC Mag are:
1. Use a Strong Password.
2. Beware Public PCs.
3. Protect Your Address.
4. Lock It Up.
5. Don't Be Fooled.
6. Use Encryption like PrivateSky
We would like to thank PC Mag for recommending PrivateSky for encrypted messaging to their readers, and don't forget you can sign up for your FREE Privatesky account to protect your email privacy now!