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How to make webmail your default email in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera

Tired of seeing Outlook fire up every time you accidentally click a mailto link? Here's how to stop the madness and make those links useful.

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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

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How to ditch Google for more privacy and fewer ads

Tired of targeted ads? Protect your user data with these alternatives to Google, Gmail, Chrome, and Google Drive.

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Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

The company is tackling scammers' use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites.

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Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

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Gmail makes it easier to unsubscribe from bulk email

It's not the most exciting feature in the world, but Gmail's new unsubscribe link will be useful for taming the amount of mail hitting your inbox.

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How Google handles child pornography in Gmail, search

Google says that it will match images of child pornography against a digital database of illegal images that the company itself compiles. Microsoft, for its part, already does this.

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Bring back the classic Gmail experience with Old Compose

This superb extension ditches the contentious floating windows of today's Gmail and brings back the Gmail experience you've used for years.

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Gmail users on iOS at risk of data interception

Lacoon Security found Google hasn't yet implemented a security technology that could prevent data loss

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages