Entries by ConnectNC

How to Configure iPhone Mail

Go to Settings and tap on Mail or Accounts and Passwords (depending on IOS version). Tap on Add Account. Tap Other. Going forward, you will just need to know your email account information, which is your email address, your password, and your mail server addresses for incoming and outgoing mail. For hosting accounts, both incoming […]

Set up two-factor authentication for your cPanel account

Hosting customers may use two-factor authentication (2fa) to better secure their cPanel accounts.  2fa adds an extra level of security. It requires a smart phone app called Google Authenticator, which is available for Android and iPhone. You should be familiar with the steps required to install an app on your phone before you begin.  Unfortunately, […]

Strong Passwords Protect You and Others

In our ongoing effort to protect our clients and ourselves from malicious actors, we require the use of strong passwords with all accounts. What is a strong password?  According to Webopedia, A strong password consists of at least six characters (and the more characters, the stronger the password) that are a combination of letters, numbers and symbols (@, […]

ConnectNC Managed Hosted Exchange

ConnectNC Managed Hosted Exchange Email Features Email Features Microsoft Outlook compatible Yes Outlook Web Access Yes Mailbox Size 20GB Personal Calendar Yes Contact Management Yes Task Management Yes Notes Management Yes SPAM Protection Yes Virus Protection Yes SSL Yes POP3, IMAP4, SMTP Access Yes Forwarding Unlimited (see “Forwarding”) Aliases Unlimited Personal Address Book Yes Mobile […]

Additional storage available for pinehurst.net email accounts

ConnectNC DSL customers have pinehurst.net/connectnc.net email accounts included with their service. Other customers may use ConnectNC’s pinehurst.net/connectnc.net email service for a monthly fee. Rates are billed quarterly and are listed below.  Monthly cost  Storage $8.50 500 MB $10.50 1.0 GB $12.50 1.5 GB $14.50 2.0 GB $16.50 2.5 GB $18.50 3.0 GB $29.99 6.0 GB […]

Configuring iPad Email for Your Hosting Account

This article describes how to configure your iPad Mail for your ConnectNC hosting account. Please substitute your actual email account information wherever we have used yourdomain.com or chilesauce.com as examples. This is written for an intermediate iPad user. We assume that you understand how to get to your iPad settings, and how to use your iPad […]

Secure your communication

Contact us today for an encrypted email demo!  This email encryption and spam filtering service works in conjunction with your company emails, and can work with your current email hosting provider, or we can host your email instead. Great for: Dentists, Physicians, Real Estate Agents, Attorneys, Financial Advisors, and any business who needs to email […]

Fake Flash Update Warning

Fake Flash Update Warning There’s a certain web site I’ve visited a few times that produces a fake flash update warning.  Beware of these warnings.  Adobe will never display a warning such as this when you’re surfing the web. Here’s a screen capture. First of all, I want to warn everyone never to click on […]

FBI issues another warning about tech support phone scams

I’m pasting this in verbatim, because The FBI has very effectively communicated the extent of the problem. Be very careful about giving remote access to your computers to people you don’t know and trust! 3 November 2014 Alert Number I-111314-PSA NEW TWIST TO THE TELEPHONE TECH SUPPORT SCAM The IC3 has produced Scam Alerts in […]

The POODLE exploit

If you’re on the web much, have any online banking accounts or watch TV news, you’ve probably heard about POODLE in the last few weeks. Rather than reinvent the wheel, I’m going to post some links here for those of you who are interested to peruse. What you need to know about the SSLv3 “POODLE” […]