ProtonMail v3.7 Release Notes

January 31st, 2017 in Releases

ProtonMail 3.7 introduces family plans for ProtonMail Visionary users. Now, if you are using ProtonMail with a custom domain, you can create multiple accounts under that domain with separate inboxes. Note: Due to the way we roll out new versions, ProtonMail 3.7 has not been released to everyone yet. If you do not see it …

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Fighting Censorship with ProtonMail Encrypted Email Over Tor

January 19th, 2017 in Privacy

As part of our efforts to continue protecting user privacy, we are launching a Tor hidden service to combat censorship and surveillance of ProtonMail users. In the past two years, ProtonMail has grown enormously, especially after the recent US election, and today we are the world’s largest encrypted email service with over 2 million users. …

ProtonMail Fights Censorship by Adding Tor Support

January 19th, 2017 in Press

The world’s largest encrypted email provider, with over two million users, is taking active measures to defend against state-sponsored censorship. January 19th, 2017 Geneva, Switzerland ProtonMail is announcing today the introduction of a Tor hidden service (onion site) which will allow users to directly connect to their encrypted email accounts through the Tor network. The …

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ProtonMail v3.6 Release Notes

December 1st, 2016 in Releases

ProtonMail 3.6 introduces the most requested feature from the ProtonMail community with almost 1900 votes – Two Factor Authentication. Note: Due to the way we roll out new versions, ProtonMail 3.6 has not been released to everybody yet, if you don’t see it yet, you will see it soon. At ProtonMail, security is always our highest …


The Investigatory Powers Bill and Online Privacy

November 29th, 2016 in Privacy

The Investigatory Powers Bill (IPB) has been approved by the UK Parliament and will come in force in 2017. We decided to do a deeper analysis of this law, since it potentially impacts a large number of ProtonMail users. According to our 2016 Encrypted Email User Survey, the UK accounts for the third largest group …

Sold out Lifetime Accounts are available again

November 26th, 2016 in Articles & News

Earlier this morning, ProtonMail Lifetime Accounts sold out 12 hours after we made them available. Update –  November 27, 2016: ProtoMail Lifetime Accounts sold out again this morning. However, we are still in the process of notifying users about this offering. Thus, to give everyone an equal opportunity to obtain a Lifetime Account, we will …

ProtonMail Lifetime Accounts Are Back for Black Friday!

November 25th, 2016 in Articles & News

From Black Friday until Cyber Monday, we are making ProtonMail Lifetime Accounts available again! The ProtonMail Lifetime Account is the most exclusive ProtonMail account available, with only 150 accounts in existence worldwide. For the first time in over 2 years, we are making a small number of Lifetime accounts available between November 25th and 28th. A …

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2016 ProtonMail Encrypted Email User Survey

October 17th, 2016 in Articles & News

Since 2014, ProtonMail has had a tradition of conducting an annual user survey. In September, we sent the survey link to all users. In case you missed it, this week is the last week to participate in the 2016 edition of our annual encrypted email user survey. Since ProtonMail is open source software that is …

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ProtonMail v3.5 Release Notes

October 14th, 2016 in Releases

We are happy to announce the next version of ProtonMail’s secure email service. ProtonMail 3.5 brings back a feature from ProtonMail 2.0 – Message Mode within the webmail inbox. In order to make encrypted email easier to use, we want to ensure everyone can use their inbox how they find most convenient, while maintaining the …

ProtonMail Mobile v1.5.0 Release Notes

September 27th, 2016 in Releases

We are happy to announce the release of version 1.5.0 of ProtonMail’s secure email app for iOS and Android! Version 1.5.0, which was previously available only to members of our mobile beta community, is now available in the iOS and Android app stores. You can get the non-beta version of the apps from the following …

ProtonMail Security Advisory Regarding Yahoo Hack

September 23rd, 2016 in Security

Confirming what was long suspected by the security community, Yahoo today confirmed a massive breach of over 500 million email accounts, including both credentials and security questions. This is a major security incident that also has consequences for certain ProtonMail users so we are putting out this important security advisory. At the time of writing, …

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ProtonMail has been nominated for a Lovie design award!

September 19th, 2016 in Articles & News

ProtonMail’s encrypted email service was recently selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences as a Finalist for the 2016 Lovie Awards. Update: We have just heard that we have been selected as the 2016 winner in the Mobile Utilities & Services category! Thanks to your votes, we also won the People’s choice …

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