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Most Secure/Best Email Program


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#1 Fritz00

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 11:27 AM

I'm looking into alternatives from my usual web based emails for my personal and business accounts.

I'm on a windows machine most of the time, so the program would have to be for windows. I've seen alot of security problems with Outlook so I don't think I want to use that, it would be the obvious choice otherwise.

So my question is: What is the most secure email program? Also if you use windows, what do you use personally? I'm interested in seeing what people use.

Thanks in advance

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#2 Allan

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 11:35 AM

No such thing as the "best" or "most secure". Email security is, for the most part, based on the user's intelligence and common sense. The good one's all have spam settings and junk settings and some level of security, but in the end it's up to your anti virus app and the user knowing not to open attachments or click on links unless he is 100% certain he knows what they are. I've been using Outlook since it first came out and couldn't do without it. A good, free alternative is Mozilla's Thunderbird.

Edited by Allan, 21 January 2012 - 11:36 AM.


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Posted 21 January 2012 - 01:54 PM

You did not say which version of Windows you are using. If XP, Outlook Express is included as a part of Windows.

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 04:10 PM

Sorry, I'm using Win 7 64 Bit




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