Proton Mail BETA v1.11 Release Notes

Jason Stockman

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We are happy to announce the release of Proton Mail v1.11. As usual, please clear your browser cache or log out and log back in if you encounter any problems.

New Features

  • Added a layer of redundancy to prevent incoming email loss in the event of a server crash.
  • Added ability to import contacts.
  • Added basic swipe support to mobile.
  • Added additional security layers to backend and API systems.
  • Added Auto-Save of messages to Drafts.
  • Messages that expire will fade out in real-time.
  • Real-time countdown for expiring messages (on icon hover).
  • Updated fetching of latest messages for performance.
  • Updated style of loading icons.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed typos site-wide.
  • Fixed minor UI inconsistencies for more polished UX.
  • Fixed a bug where composing a message would generate a 404 Error.
  • Fixed a bug where certain message titles were not displayed properly.
  • Fixed a bug where extremely long messages broke the UI on smaller screens.

Improvements:

  • Improved handling of messages with non-standard encodings.
  • Improved email parsing to better display HTML emails.
  • Improved ability to handle invalid email formats.
  • Improved the Update page for incompatible browsers.
  • Reworked UI panel for message expiration.
  • Reworked loading of Compose page for performance.
  • Reworked mobile UX for improved experience.
  • Reworked printing for better support of foreign languages.
  • Reworked backend for performance
  • Reworked Contacts page.

Known Issues

  • Multiple attachments not properly supported.
  • Mobile and Tablet not yet fully supported.
  • Attachments are not encrypted.

Security Fixes

  • Fixed a reflected XSS attack that where users could hack themselves by searching with a malicious string.
  • Fixed a vulnerability where users could hack their own accounts using a specially crafted iframe XSS on the Compose page. (credit: M.R.Vignesh Kumar)
  • Images in html emails are no longer automatically loaded to prevent tracking.
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Jason Stockman

Jason is a co-founder of Proton Mail. He works on building Proton Mail's user interface and websites. Jason has over 10 years experience building websites and applications.

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