Update: As of December 2016, Proton Mail has switched to a single password system as the default. The two-password mode described in this article is still available and supported, but is no longer the default.
Proton Mail uses two passwords to secure your account: login and mailbox.
Even though the Snowden leaks came out 10 years ago, the United States never
ended its unconstitutional surveillance program. It now has a chance to close
the legal loopholes that allow warrantless spying on US citizens. But Congress
needs to act bef
Over the past year, hackers have been using new and clever techniques to steal
people’s online data. At Proton, we’ve been monitoring these evolving strategies
and updating our defenses to stay ahead of the arms race.
Often, the attacks involve new
Most people in the digital age have dozens, if not hundreds, of passwords, and
keeping track of them is tiring, to say the least. If you’re suffering from
password fatigue, you’ll be happy to know there’s an easy fix.
The short answer is that you sh
Password managers are a great way to generate secure passwords, keep them in
encrypted storage together with your credit card details, and improve your
online security across the board. But you might be worried about keeping so much
sensitive data in
Most of us probably wouldn’t consent to sharing photos of our family and friends
with random strangers on the internet. But that’s exactly what we do when we
automatically sync our pictures to the non-private servers of Big Tech
companies, which can
Google Drive is the world’s most popular cloud storage service by far, with over
3 billion people using Google Workspace (which includes Google Drive, Google
Calendar, Gmail, and more). But this ubiquity has recently caused concern