email encryption

Ladar Levison finally confirms Snowden was target of Lavabit investigation

Ladar Levison’s three-year fight for freedom to speak about the government order that shuttered Lavabit, his secure email service,¬†is finally over. Levison was finally able to confirm¬†today th

ProtonMail’s encrypted email service exits beta, adds iOS, Android apps

As Apple continues to battle the US Government's desire to work around the security of its mobile operating system, European encrypted email startup, ProtonMail, is choosing the latest skirmish in the

ProtonMail On Battling A Sustained DDoS Attack

Encrypted webmail provider, ProtonMail, has been fighting a wave of DDoS attacks since November 3 that, by last Friday, had taken its service offline for more than 24 hours. At the time of writing the

Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails

You can now instruct Facebook to encrypt every email it sends to you so nobody -- not even the NSA -- is likely to be able to read your messages anytime soon. All you have to do is import your public

Lavabit Founder Takes To Kickstarter To Open Source A New End-To-End Encryption Messaging Protocol

Ladar Levison, founder of the now shuttered secure email provider Lavabit, has taken to Kickstarter to resurrect the concept of secure email in a new, open source form, called the project Dark Mail in

Mailpile Is A Pro-Privacy, Open Source Webmail Project That’s Raised ~$100,000 On Indiegogo

Mailpile is a relatively rare thing: a software project that looks certain to achieve its crowdfunding goal. The Mailpile Indiegogo campaign is less than $5,000 away from its $100,000 target, still wi