These 4 Gmail alternatives put your privacy first

These 4 Gmail alternatives put your privacy first

Most major free email providers, including Yahoo, scan user emails for ad targeting and data-gathering purposes.And yep, no one likes paying for an email account when the likes of Yahoo and Google offer them for free.

ProtonMail's Updated Transparency Report Changes Nothing

ProtonMail's Updated Transparency Report Changes Nothing

ProtonMail, “the world’s largest secure email provider,” recently updated their transparency report to include some of the latest requests for information from law enforcement across the world.

ProtonMail filters this into its junk folder: New claim it goes out of its way to help cops spy

ProtonMail filters this into its junk folder: New claim it goes out of its way to help cops spy

"All Swiss service providers are obligated by law to assist law enforcement in criminal cases, and the law requires us to enable IP logging in criminal cases," the company said via Twitter.

ProtonMail now offers elliptic curve cryptography for advanced security and faster speeds

ProtonMail now offers elliptic curve cryptography for advanced security and faster speeds

For several months, we have been working to implement support for new cryptographic methods in ProtonMail that give users a faster experience with equal or better security. Using elliptic curve cryptography, the processes of key generation, encryption, and decryption become dramatically faster.

The ‘Unreality’ of Russian Internet Censorship — Is There an Escape?

The ‘Unreality’ of Russian Internet Censorship — Is There an Escape?

Some bigger providers, such as PIA, had their websites blocked in Russia Thus, VPN is the most popular way to fight growing internet censorship in Russia and other restricted countries.

Russia blocks encrypted email provider ProtonMail

Russia blocks encrypted email provider ProtonMail

Russia’s crackdown on the internet intensified in 2014 when it ratified a law ordering tech companies operating in the country to store Russian data within its borders.

ProtonMail vs Mailbox.org comparison

ProtonMail vs Mailbox.org comparison

It’s the method you can use with Mailbox.org’s webmail and with any standard PGP capable email client. To enable inbox encryption, you’ll need to set a public PGP key which Mailbox.org will use to encrypt all incoming emails before storing them in your inbox.

Hacker Say They Compromised ProtonMail. ProtonMail Says It's BS.

Hacker Say They Compromised ProtonMail. ProtonMail Says It's BS.

The alleged hacker has been busy posting to various image boards and stating that they would send $20 in bitcoin to anyone who spread the word about this hack using the #Protonmail hashtag on Twitter.

Protonmail Hacked

Protonmail Hacked

We are offering it back to Protonmail for a small fee, if they decline then we will publish or sell user data to the world. After we send this email to the Media we again ask Protonmail to pay a small fee to have their user data returned to them.

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.

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.