Evaluating ISP’s security recommendations

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member Not Brightest Bulb wondered about the motives of his new ISP, Frontier, when it sent an email advising him to upgrade his email security settings. He hates scare messages. What kind of outfit is Frontier, anyway?

Not Brightest Bulb’s fellow Lounge members didn’t share his suspicions of the suggested changes but did suggest several means of verifying both Frontier and its requests. You can verify them, too.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Any way to send fax for free?
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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.