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EARLIER TODAY, WIKILEAKS DUMPED A LARGE DATABASE OF SECRET DOCUMENTS FROM THE CIA IN A RELEASED DUBBED #VAULT7. HERE WE DO A DEEPER ANALYSIS OF THE LEAK AND THE BROADER IMPLICATIONS ON ONLINE SECURITY AND ENCRYPTED SERVICES. Our in-depth analysis of
AFTER LAST WEEK’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF AN EVEN LARGER YAHOO BREACH IMPACTING 1 BILLION USERS, SIGNUPS OF PROTON MAIL HAVE DOUBLED AGAIN TO HIT AN ALL TIME HIGH DUE TO USERS LOOKING FOR A YAHOO MAIL REPLACEMENT. Update February 16th, 2017 – Yahoo just ann
THE INVESTIGATORY POWERS BILL (IPB) HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE UK PARLIAMENT AND WILL COME IN FORCE IN 2017. We decided to do a deeper analysis of this law, since it potentially impacts a large number of Proton Mail users. According to our 2016 Encryp
EARLIER THIS WEEK, DONALD TRUMP WON A STUNNING ELECTION VICTORY THAT WILL PUT HIM IN CHARGE OF THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL MASS SURVEILLANCE INFRASTRUCTURE. Regardless of which side of the political spectrum you are on, Trump’s control over the NSA is
Updated October 7, 2016 with additional clarification and analysis of Yahoo’s denial Dear Proton Mail Community, Two weeks ago, we published a security advisory regarding the mass hacking of Yahoo. Unfortunately, due to recent events, we are issuin
CONFIRMING WHAT WAS LONG SUSPECTED BY THE SECURITY COMMUNITY, YAHOO HAS CONFIRMED A MASSIVE BREACH OF OVER 500 MILLION EMAIL ACCOUNTS, INCLUDING BOTH CREDENTIALS AND SECURITY QUESTIONS. October 4, 2017 Update: Yahoo now confirms that the hack impact
This is a Portuguese translated version of an Article which we originally published on December 21, 2015. We want to give special thanks to Proton Mail user jjsergio for the translation. Com essa lei veio a perda de inúmeras proteções extremamente i
LATE LAST FRIDAY, THE US CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNED INTO LAW THE CISA SURVEILLANCE LAW USING VERY UNDERHANDED METHODS. With it came the loss of numerous protections extremely important to internet privacy. To understand why the CISA surveil
IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR, THE SWISS PARLIAMENT PASSED A NEW SWISS SURVEILLANCE LAW, KNOWN AS THE NACHRICHTENDIENSTGESETZ (NDG) IN GERMAN AND LA LOI SUR LE RENSEIGNEMENT (LRENS) EN FRANÇAISE. 2017 Update – In the months since the law was first intro
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT, DUE TO THE EFFORTS OF OUR USERS AND ALLIES, THE SWISS SURVEILLANCE LAW WILL BE PUT TO A VOTE BY THE SWISS PEOPLE! In September last year, the Swiss parliament passed a new surveillance law known as the Nachrichtendiens
In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on Paris two weeks ago, the entire team at Proton Mail is shocked and horrified. Being based in Geneva, Paris is not so far away, and in fact, many of our team have family and friends in Paris, whose sa