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Search Risk – How Google Almost Killed ProtonMail

October 26th, 2016 in Articles & News

In the past two months, many of you have reached out to us to ask about the mysterious tweets we sent to Google in August. At ProtonMail, transparency is a core value, and we try to be as transparent with our community as possible. As many people have continued to point out to us, we …

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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 …

What Yahoo’s NSA Surveillance Means for Email Privacy

October 6th, 2016 in Privacy

Updated October 7, 2016 with additional clarification and analysis of Yahoo’s denial Dear ProtonMail Community, Two weeks ago, we published a security advisory regarding the mass hacking of Yahoo. Unfortunately, due to recent events, we are issuing a second advisory regarding all US email providers. What happened? This week, it was revealed that as a …

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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ProtonMail v3.4 Release Notes

September 7th, 2016 in Releases

We are happy to announce the next version of ProtonMail’s secure email service. ProtonMail 3.4 adds two much demanded features, Custom Filters and Embedded Images In order to make encrypted email easier to use, we have put a lot of focus this summer on adding features that exist in legacy email providers into ProtonMail, while …

Our Encrypted Email Service is Safe Against Linux TCP Vulnerability

August 12th, 2016 in Security

ProtonMail is not vulnerable to the recently announced Linux TCP Vulnerability Earlier this week, a rather serious Linux TCP Vulnerability was disclosed (CVE-2016-5696) by security researchers in the US. As a result, ProtonMail’s security team did an analysis of this bug to see if it compromises the integrity of ProtonMail’s encrypted email service. Our analysis …

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ProtonMail now the maintainer of OpenPGPjs email encryption library

August 2nd, 2016 in Encryption

OpenPGPjs is the world’s most popular JavaScript PGP email encryption library and is used by millions of end users and hundreds of developers.   We are happy to announce that ProtonMail will become the primary maintainer of the OpenPGPjs project. We would like to thank Tankred Hase, formerly the co-founder of whiteout.io, for his many …

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ProtonMail Mobile v1.4.0 Release Notes

July 12th, 2016 in Releases

We are happy to announce the release of version 1.4.0 of ProtonMail’s secure email app for iOS and Android! Version 1.4.0, 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 …

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ProtonMail v3.3 Release Notes

June 1st, 2016 in Releases

We have added two major enhancements to ProtonMail’s secure email service: Desktop Notifications and Hotkeys/Keyboard shortcuts One of the goals of ProtonMail is to make encrypted email easy-to-use.  This is why ProtonMail version 3.3 puts a heavy emphasis on the usability of ProtonMail by adding these two highly requested features. Below, we discuss these two …

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