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Crossing an international border is often a stressful experience. It becomes all the more stressful if you are pulled aside for further inspection. Border searches, including phone searches and laptop searches, have become more common in recent years
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For decades, law enforcement agencies have lobbied to force technology companies to weaken their own security protocols by adding an encryption backdoor. The FBI has even recently come up with a catchy brand for its anti-encryption campaign: “Going D
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The vulnerability report, which came with its own website, efail.de, has attracted a lot of headlines such as the one below, along with recommendations to disable the usage of PGP plugins. This was not helped by the fact that until earlier today, the
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Whether you cover the CIA or city hall, journalism is as much about keeping secrets as exposing them. We created this online security guide to help democracy’s defenders defend themselves too. Part of our mission at Proton Mail has always been to gi
How to keep your bitcoins safe
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SECURITY IS A KEY CONSIDERATION WHEN IT COMES TO BITCOIN. HERE’S HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOUR BITCOINS SAFE FROM THEFT AND HACKING. You should know that when you invest in Bitcoin, not only could the price of Bitcoin drop, but there’s also the possibility
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In late August, a security advisory was published regarding a newly discovered exploit affecting email providers. The issue, dubbed as “ROPEMAKER”, stands for “Remotely Originated Post-delivery Email Manipulation Attacks Keeping Email Risky”. The at
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NOWADAYS, ALMOST EVERYONE HAS HEARD OF BITCOIN. IN THIS ARTICLE, WE PROVIDE A STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR BUYING AND STORING BITCOINS SECURELY. Editor’s Note, May 11, 2020: The “Halvening,” is here. This refers to the date when Bitcoin halves the reward
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March 12, 2017 is World Day Against Cyber Censorship (WDACC). Originally created by Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International in 2008, the day seeks to draw attention to the issue of Internet censorship. If you logged into your Proton Mail
Secure Email DDoS Protection
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LAST MONTH, SECURE EMAIL CAME UNDER DDOS ATTACK, THIS IS HOW WE ADDED DDOS PROTECTION TO PROTON MAIL. Dec 16, 2015 Update: After we publicly posted the data at the end of this post, the attackers swiftly retaliated with a 59 Gbps attack. We were abl