ProtonMail Classic Theme Returns

ProtonMail 3.0 comes by default with a new theme, but for those who prefer the original ProtonMail look, the Classic Theme is still available. The 3.0 version of…

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ProtonMail Classic Theme Returns
ProtonMail iOS and Android mobile apps update

ProtonMail iOS and Android mobile apps update

In preparation for the upcoming release of custom domains, we have released two new versions of the ProtonMail encrypted email mobile applications. The following two versions have been released to all mobile app beta testers. If you want to participate in the…

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ProtonMail Release Date Delayed Until February 18th

ProtonMail Release Date Delayed Until February 18th

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we have made the difficult decision to delay the ProtonMail release from January 26th until February 18th. Back in December, we announced that ProtonMail would be officially released next Tuesday. However, after an extensive discussion yesterday with…

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ProtonMail BETA v3.0 Release Notes

ProtonMail BETA v3.0 Release Notes

ProtonMail BETA v3.0 is finally here! Instead of waiting until next week, we decided to release our new webmail interface to existing users today. This release has all of the functionality of the 2.1 version of ProtonMail along with column view and…

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SSL Certificate Update

SSL Certificate Update

On January 20th, 2016, ProtonMail will be updating the SSL certificate for protonmail.com. With this update, we will also be changing our Certificate Authority to QuoVadis Trustlink Schweiz AG. Along with the change in SSL certificate, we will also be moving the…

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Swiss Surveillance Laws headed for nationwide referendum!

Swiss Surveillance Laws headed for nationwide referendum!

We are happy to announce that, due to the efforts of our users and allies, the Swiss Surveillance Law will be put to a vote by the Swiss people! In September last year, the Swiss parliament passed a new surveillance law known…

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2016 Email Security Roadmap

2016 Email Security Roadmap

For 2016, we are looking forward to another year of progress towards building easy-to-use secure email. Today, we are publishing our first security roadmap. Over the course of 2015, we have taken several big steps towards making ProtonMail the easiest to use…

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CISA Surveillance Law has passed, here’s what we can do

CISA Surveillance Law has passed, here’s what we can do

Late last Friday, the US Congress and President Obama signed into law the CISA Surveillance Law using very underhanded methods.   With it came the loss of numerous protections extremely important to internet privacy. To understand why the CISA surveillance law is…

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Impact of Swiss surveillance laws on secure email

Impact of Swiss surveillance laws on secure email

In September of this year, the Swiss Parliament passed a new Swiss surveillance law, known as the Nachrichtendienstgesetz (NDG) in German and la Loi sur le renseignement (LRens) en française.   This did not come as a total surprise because the Swiss…

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Guide to DDoS protection

Guide to DDoS protection

Last month, secure email came under DDoS attack, this is how we added DDoS protection to ProtonMail.   Dec 16, 2015 Update: After we publicly posted the data at the end of this post, the attackers swiftly retaliated with a 59 Gbps…

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ProtonMail Development and Release Update

ProtonMail Development and Release Update

We are happy to announce that the ProtonMail secure email service now has an official release date! ProtonMail will be launching on January 26th, 2016 with our first non-beta release. In the last couple months, our team has been working very hard…

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Why Banning Secure Email Won’t Stop Terror

Why Banning Secure Email Won’t Stop Terror

In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on Paris two weeks ago, the entire team at ProtonMail is shocked and horrified. Being based in Geneva, Paris is not so far away, and in fact, many of our team have family and…

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Message Regarding the ProtonMail DDoS Attacks

Message Regarding the ProtonMail DDoS Attacks

(Version française ci-dessous) We are happy to announce today that after several days of intense work, we have largely mitigated the DDoS attacks against us. These attacks took ProtonMail offline making it impossible to access emails, but did not breach our security….

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