KCBS' Stan Bunger and other Comcast e-mail users awoke to hundreds of e-mails in their inboxes after hackers gained access to 34 of the company's servers. (Stan Bunger/CBS)

Hackers Break Into Comcast E-Mail Servers

Some Comcast e-mail users are seeing the apparent aftermath of a reported hacking incident that resulted in dozens of the broadband giants’s e-mail servers being compromised.


Google, Microsoft

Microsoft Outlook Takes Aim At Google’s Gmail

Microsoft is so confident it has the Internet’s best e-mail service that it’s about spend at least $30 million to send that message across the U.S.


The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hackers Expose Thousands Of Yahoo User Names, Passwords

Yahoo Inc. said Thursday it’s investigating reports of a security breach that has purportedly exposed nearly half a million users’ email addresses and passwords.


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Banks, Retailers Warn Of Huge E-Mail Data Breach

Epsilon, the world’s largest “permissions-based” e-mail marketing company which has offices in San Francisco, said that someone hacked into its computer system and stole an unknown number of e-mail addresses and names.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011


Good Question: How Did E-Mail Get Started?

In this day and age, we couldn’t function as a society without it. Sharon in Santa Rosa asked this Good Question: How did e-mail get started?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

Dan Hates Spam

ConsumerWatch: Dan Hates Spam!

Meet Daniel Balsam, a San Francisco man who hates unwanted e-mail so much, he makes his living suing spammers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/28/2010

Spam Attack Hits Twitter; Tied To Gawker Breach

A spam attack on Twitter showed why it’s wise to use different passwords for Internet accounts.

CBS San Francisco–12/13/2010

Speculation Continues Over Planned Facebook Announcement

Many industry experts are speculating over whether the social networking giant will launch its own email service.



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