Preannouncement: Relaunch of mailbox.org

Preannouncement: Relaunch of mailbox.org

After eight months of busy work behind the scenes, we can now announce that from next week, mailbox.org will present itself in a new outfit. Our team is really looking forward to the relaunch and the new “mailbox.org 2.0”.

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Microsoft, Amazon Top BEC's Favorite Brands

Microsoft, Amazon Top BEC's Favorite Brands

Nearly two-thirds of email attacks spoofing brand names impersonate Microsoft or Amazon, according to one of two studies released today on advanced emailed threats.

Privacy vs. security: Why the widespread use of encryption is essential to national security

Privacy vs. security: Why the widespread use of encryption is essential to national security

Most recently, the Australian government has waged a campaign to promote encryption backdoors, which would weaken the right to privacy and make us all less safe. Proponents of these kinds of laws say encrypted services, like WhatsApp or ProtonMail, allow criminals to plan and carry out attacks beyond the reach of police.

Equifax Has Chosen Experian. Wait, What? — Krebs on Security

Equifax Has Chosen Experian. Wait, What? — Krebs on Security

The news came in an email Equifax is sending to people who took the company up on its offer for one year of free credit monitoring through its TrustedID Premier service.

Justices weigh $8.5M settlement with $0 to 129M Google users

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Suspicious packages spotlight vast postal surveillance system

Suspicious packages spotlight vast postal surveillance system

But in the ongoing mail bomb case, use of mail covers is probably justified and in line with regulations, says Steven Morrison, an assistant professor at the University of North Dakota, who was the author of a 2015 report from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers calling for greater oversight of the program.

Experian Flaw Just Revealed PINs Protecting Credit Data

Experian Flaw Just Revealed PINs Protecting Credit Data

Experian’s site exposed the personal identification numbers — the PINs needed to thaw credit freezes — after users answered their security questions with a blanket answer: None of the above.

3 Ways to Check if Your Gmail Account Has Been Hacked

3 Ways to Check if Your Gmail Account Has Been Hacked

These tips will be useful to all Gmail users including those without any current problems as it is always a good idea to keep an eye on your email accounts and to know how to monitor unusual activities.

Helm is a personal, private email server that won’t share your data

Helm is a personal, private email server that won’t share your data

Those problems can be worked around, but they are inconveniences: if you want to use Helm, it’s very possible that you’ll have to switch apps and get used to a new way of checking your email account and calendar on all your devices.

Criptext launches the first encrypted email app on Linux

Criptext launches the first encrypted email app on Linux

Our goal since launching in August was to make Criptext a community-driven effort towards protecting email privacy and being available on Linux is the purest demonstration of this commitment. Aren’t there other secure email services out there that are open source?

Google will stop bundling its apps on Android phones in response to EU fine

Google will stop bundling its apps on Android phones in response to EU fine

In response to the European Union's $5 billion antitrust ruling in July, Google will change how it bundles its apps on Android phones and charge a licensing fee for phone makers that want to pre-install apps like Gmail, Maps, and YouTube in the EU.

Apps on Google Play

Apps on Google Play

Temp Mail provides temporary, secure, anonymous, free, disposable email address. Forget about spam, advertising mailings, hacking and attacking robots. Keep your real mailbox clean and secure. Our app is advanced version of services like : 10minutemail, guerrillamail, mailinator, getairmail, throwawaymail, tempmail and others.

A small privacy change for Google leads to big disruptions for start-ups

A small privacy change for Google leads to big disruptions for start-ups

Under the new rules, Unroll.me, which unsubscribes customers from emails, will no longer be able to share information it gleans from its customers’ inboxes with a market research company it works with.

Google: Third-Party Apps Must Stop Scanning Gmail for Ad Targeting

Google: Third-Party Apps Must Stop Scanning Gmail for Ad Targeting

The new restrictions, which go into effect on Jan. 9, ban developers of Gmail add-ons from using your email data for any internet-based advertising or handing it off to marketing firms.

How I Fully Quit Google (And You Can, Too) – Member Feature Stories – Medium

How I Fully Quit Google (And You Can, Too) – Member Feature Stories – Medium

One of the biggest challenges to quitting is the fact that most alternatives, particularly those in the open source of privacy space, are really not user friendly.

Making The Grade: It’s hypocritical for Apple to promote privacy while not offering a G-Suite alternative

Making The Grade: It’s hypocritical for Apple to promote privacy while not offering a G-Suite alternative

I’ll make a statement that might be unpopular: Apple shouldn’t promote their privacy stance to schools when they aren’t offering a compelling service that schools can sign up for that replaces G-Suite. iCloud for Work could include hosted email, calendars, and contacts for businesses and schools.

Google admits it lets hundreds of other companies access your Gmail inbox

The letter, initially reported by the Wall Street Journal and seen by the Telegraph, also says that app developers can and do share the data with other companies – as long as Google believes their privacy policies make this clear enough.

Firefox Monitor arrives to let you know when you've been pwned

Firefox Monitor arrives to let you know when you've been pwned

The firm will tread carefully when it comes to user privacy, too, with Mozilla working with Cloudflare to create a method of anonymized data sharing for Firefox Monitor, which never sends your full email address to a third party, outside of Mozilla.

A Seemingly Small Change to Chrome Stirs Big Controversy

A Seemingly Small Change to Chrome Stirs Big Controversy

For privacy-conscious users who don't want to be signed into Chrome in any way and risk another policy change that exposes more of their data, the best option for continuing to use Chrome seems to be using a secondary browser for your Gmail and other Google services.

Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach

Introducing Firefox Monitor, Helping People Take Control After a Data Breach

It can be hard to keep track of when your information has been stolen, so we’re going to help by launching Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies people when they’ve been part of a data breach.

UK Surveillance Regime Violated Human Rights

UK Surveillance Regime Violated Human Rights

On September 13, after a five-year legal battle, the European Court of Human Rights said that the UK government’s surveillance regime—which includes the country’s mass surveillance programs, methods, laws, and judges—violated the human rights to privacy and to freedom of expression.

Did You Know Google Sells Your Email?

Did You Know Google Sells Your Email?

While the company stopped its controversial practice of scanning the email of its 1.4 billion users in order to serve ads, it admitted in a letter to United States senators that developers of third party extensions that manage tasks like trip planning and auto-replies have access to the content of user emails.

Privacy under attack, but does anybody care?

Carnegie Mellon privacy economist Alessandro Acquisti has run a series of tests that reveal people will surrender personal information like Social Security numbers just to get their hands on a measly 50-cents-off coupon.

Google confirms it's letting third parties scan your Gmail

Google confirms it's letting third parties scan your Gmail

In a letter to Senators which fell into the hands of CNN, Susan Molinari, VP of public policy and government affairs at Google confirmed: "Developers may share data with third parties so long as they are transparent with the users about how they are using the data"

Windows File Discreetly Stores Touch Devices' Sensitive Text

Windows File Discreetly Stores Touch Devices' Sensitive Text

According to digital forensics and incident response expert Barnaby Skeggs, there is a file in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 operating systems, called WaitList.dat, that can collect sensitive information, such as email text and passwords, such a manner that many users might not know about it.

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail Accounts

In a letter to senators, a top Google official said the company allows app developers to scan Gmail accounts, even though Google itself stopped the practice for the purpose of ad targeting last year.

Judge: FCC can’t hide records that may explain net neutrality comment fraud

Judge: FCC can’t hide records that may explain net neutrality comment fraud

While Cooper didn't give Prechtel everything he asked for, the judge's ruling ordered the FCC to turn over the email addresses that were used to submit .CSV files, which contained the bulk comments.

Why it is hard (if not impossible) to run a privacy-focused company in the US

Why it is hard (if not impossible) to run a privacy-focused company in the US

As Swiss companies, ProtonMail and ProtonVPN are not subject to FISA courts and they cannot compel us to cooperate with the FBI or NSA.

Tell HN: Using Gmail? You will be force logged into Chrome

Up until two days ago, logging into gmail and logging into chrome were two different things, as they obviously are (one is a web service the other is a web browser, to be pedantic again)

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