Google has enabled a new feature within GMail which integrates with Google Wallet and allows users to make payments within an email.
Action Fraud is warning Natwest customers to be wary of emails promising them access to their accounts, which turn out to be fraudsters “phishing” for account login details.
Students are being warned to be vigilant when opening emails supposedly sent by the Student Loans Company.
The Guardian has a warning for GMail users about the dangers of having email diverted from their accounts using its filters function.
I’ve just received yet another email stating that an account I don’t actually have has been disabled. Not a rare occurence, but this one had a couple of differences to the usual ones I receive.
When I first talked about the process for Icesave customers to request their compensation from the failed Icelandic bank, I mentioned the problems with using email for such a communication – that many emails would disappear into spam folders, and many recipients would be unaware that they ever arrived. It seems this has been the case for many customers.