Privacy Basics

If your child is old enough to have a smartphone, then there’s a good chance you didn’t even have access to the Internet when you were a kid. You never had to think about online privacy growing up, and neither did your parents. But today it’s impera
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article highlighting privacy concerns related to Gmail’s use of third-party apps. When users install tools known as “add-ons” in their Gmail accounts, they are often giving outside companies full access t
Most of us would not give our private, personal information to strangers and then trust them not to leak it. But that’s essentially what we do every time we store chat histories, email, documents, and pictures on the cloud. When you save a document t
Hacks are surprisingly commonplace. In 2014, for instance, nearly half of all American adults had some form of data stolen from corporate servers in a 12-month span, according to CNN. Credit cards, telephone numbers, and login credentials are falling
PROTON MAIL IS AN ENCRYPTED EMAIL SERVICE THAT TAKES A RADICALLY DIFFERENT APPROACH TO EMAIL SECURITY. FIND OUT HOW PROTON MAIL SECURITY COMPARES TO GMAIL SECURITY. In 2014, Proton Mail became the world’s first email service to protect data with en
These days, email breaches are becoming increasingly common for enterprises. There are however reliable ways to prevent email breaches, or reduce their impact. It should really come as no surprise that email hacks are on the rise. As businesses go d
Falling for a phishing attack is a common way to get hacked. In fact, most of the large data breaches in recent years have been due to phishing. The number of phishing attacks is increasing because they are both easy to execute and highly effective.
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As the world’s largest encrypted email provider, people have frequently asked us what is the best VPN service. In this article, we discuss what to be aware of when choosing a VPN service, and our recommended VPN security requirements. WHAT IS A VPN
Updated on January 28th, 2019 Most of us at Proton Mail are part of the last generation born before the World Wide Web was created in 1989 at CERN in Switzerland. In the previous 30 years, the web has transformed our world, and we now spend more and
Proton Mail is very much a work in progress, as a result, we will be frequently releasing new versions with bugfixes and additional features. Whenever a new version is released, it is usually good practice to clear your browser cache before continuin