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Make this important adjustment to your Gmail account

August 22, 2008

Les at Stupid Evil Bastard explains why If you use Gmail you should enable the SSL feature right now.

SSL stands for “Secure Sockets Layer” and it makes your Gmail account much more secure.  This has suddenly become important because a new Gmail hacking tool will be released in about a week and enabling SSL is the antidote.

Here’s what to do: Just open Gmail, click on “Settings”, scroll down to the bottom of the “General” tab and click “Always use https”.  Then click Save Changes.  That’s it.  Your Gmail now works the same way it did before, only more securely.

(Thanks Les.  We appreciate you watching out for us.  It’s easy for this kind of thing to slip off the radar.)

Categories: Geeky, Security
  1. August 23, 2008 at 05:31 | #1

    thanks for the tip

  2. Les
    August 23, 2008 at 06:48 | #2

    No problem. I try to keep up on security issues with Windows as so many of my readers use it.

  3. August 27, 2008 at 03:25 | #3

    Muchos gracias!

  4. August 27, 2008 at 06:19 | #4

    That is so useful! Thanks!

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