Privacy Basics

Email is a great way to stay connected with the people and organizations you care about, but it is also a technology prone to data breaches and cyberattacks. In 2017, the email provider Yahoo revealed that over three billion user accounts were compro
若要暢遊網路世界,人們必須擁有電郵地址。要註冊成為YouTube、Facebook、Twitter、Reddit 用戶或使用其他線上服務,電郵都是您必填的資訊。電郵也是是我們辦理網銀業務、購物和進行商業交易的首要溝通媒介。因此,全球有超過一半的成年人是電子郵件用戶,人們也在電郵中提供了大量的個人資訊。 然而,電郵並不像大家所認知的那樣安全或私密。 電郵具有互通性,例如 Gmail 帳戶可以與 Yahoo 帳戶通信,Yahoo 帳戶可以與 Proton Mail 帳戶通信。 遺憾的是,這也意味著
You need an email address to exist at all in the online world. Signing up for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, or any other online service requires one. It’s also our go-to method of communication for online banking, purchasing, and business deals
News that WhatsApp has been sharing large amounts of highly personal data with Facebook since 2016 has led a large number of unhappy users to look for an alternative messaging app that genuinely respects their privacy. At Proton, we view end-to-end
Proton Mail was created to help build a more free and open internet that puts people first. This makes it a great Gmail alternative for those who value privacy and security. Founded by scientists who met at CERN, Proton Mail protects all messages wit
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From Hong Kong to Minneapolis, protesters around the world are standing up for their human rights. The right to peaceful assembly and protest are bedrocks of democracy, and we support everyone’s ability to exercise these rights. We created Proton Mai
Whenever you send or receive information on the Internet, it passes through a network of multiple computers to reach the destination. Historically, any of these computers could read your data, because it was not encrypted. Much of this data is quite
This article takes you through all the factors to consider when moving to a new email provider and leaving privacy-invasive companies such as Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo Mail. Switching your email provider may feel as difficult as moving to a new hous
Many companies that handle personal information reassure their users by saying that all the data is “anonymized.” If you don’t know any better, that sounds reassuring. However, the method most companies use to anonymize data and the size of modern d
Working from home is one of the many massive societal changes that COVID-19 has forced upon the world. Millions of people are now handling sensitive work data outside their office for the first time. It can be hard enough to keep data secure in the o
As the world is grappling with a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, fraudsters are trying to capitalize on the state of panic and even the goodwill of others. More than 1,400 coronavirus-related domains were registered over the past three m