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PostSubject: Safe free email?   12/17/2012, 00:38

Repa,
1. What do you think of these 2 links? They're supposed to be free.

http://cryptoheaven.com

http://www.hushmail.com/

2. I'll go ahead & ask this here now. Recently you had mentioned when using MaAfee Site Advisor, that you also read the comments about any suspect site you were checking out. Do you read those comments, after you click "GO" to get sent to the page that says it's a "Green OK" site or not, down at the bottom of that page??
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PostSubject: Re: Safe free email?   12/17/2012, 09:43

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Repa,
1. What do you think of these 2 links? They're supposed to be free.

http://cryptoheaven.com

http://www.hushmail.com/

2. I'll go ahead & ask this here now. Recently you had mentioned when using MaAfee Site Advisor, that you also read the comments about any suspect site you were checking out. Do you read those comments, after you click "GO" to get sent to the page that says it's a "Green OK" site or not, down at the bottom of that page??

The safest "free" email is likely accessing your service provider's email webpage. I never see any spam mail on mine. You use the userid and password of your internet account to access it. Gmail and Hotmail are ok as long as you use strong passwords and change them every 60 days or so.

There is a link at the bottom of the McAfee webpage that gives you the color of the site in question that takes you to user comments. It will be self-evident.

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PostSubject: Re: Safe free email?   12/17/2012, 09:44

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wcturner wrote:
Repa,
1. What do you think of these 2 links? They're supposed to be free.

http://cryptoheaven.com

http://www.hushmail.com/

2. I'll go ahead & ask this here now. Recently you had mentioned when using MaAfee Site Advisor, that you also read the comments about any suspect site you were checking out. Do you read those comments, after you click "GO" to get sent to the page that says it's a "Green OK" site or not, down at the bottom of that page??

I don't know anything about those 2 sites. The safest "free" email is likely accessing your service provider's email webpage. I never see any spam mail on mine. You use the userid and password of your internet account to access it. Gmail and Hotmail are ok as long as you use strong passwords and change them every 60 days or so.

There is a link at the bottom of the McAfee webpage that gives you the color of the site in question that takes you to user comments. It will be self-evident.

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PostSubject: Re: Safe free email?   12/17/2012, 14:11

There is a link at the bottom of the McAfee webpage that gives you the color of the site in question that takes you to user comments. It will be self-evident.
The reason I asked about this, is that a few times over the weekend I clicked "Comments" at the bottom of the McAfee webpage, & all it did was re-open up the same page I had just clicked on. I assume there were no comments to view..?

Let me revise this with a screen shot. I clicked on "View Community Reviews"& it takes me to a similar page & at the bottom, it appears that you have to register to get the "Comments".?...

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PostSubject: Re: Safe free email?   12/17/2012, 17:18

No, you don't have to register. You've just picked sites for which there are no comments. Enter www.bleepingcomputer.com in the SiteAdvisor searchbox and you'll see comments. If you want to go to a site with no comments, you'll have to make that judgement call. Look also at what Avast's Webrep is telling you if you are doing searches and the site in question is in the list of links on the google webpage.

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