Daily Tip 25 – Settings to make e-mail safer

Default settings on e-mail programs often put your computer at risk. Changing some of those settings can protect you.

Some of the settings you should consider changing are:
       View e-mail as “text” and not as “html”
       Turn off the “preview” function
       Don’t display external images
       Don’t allow executables to run

Details on these settings and why they are important, as well as the drawbacks, are discussed in the extended tip. Ongoing access to the extended tips will be made available in a few days.