encrypted email

It’s been an unexpectedly slack day for digital comms services. It’s not just workplace IM tool Slack suffering outages but end-to-end encrypted email service ProtonMail too. In the latter case, the…

ProtonMail suffers DDoS attack that takes its email service down for minutes

If you’re the maker of a popular, zero access encrypted webmail product and suddenly discover your product is no longer featuring in Google search results for queries such as “secure…

Why did ProtonMail vanish from Google search results for months?

Lavaboom, a German startup that was building a zero access secure email service that focused on simplifying PGP encryption security to target a more mainstream user-base, is shutting down and…

Lavaboom Encrypted Email Startup Declares Bankruptcy

The post-Snowden boom in strongly encrypted services continues. To wit: Lavaboom, a made-in-Germany encrypted email service, which is currently in beta and seeking a $100,000 crowdfunding raise via Indiegogo to…

Lavaboom Is Another Zero Access Encrypted Email Service Hosted In Germany

Swiss based encrypted email provider ProtonMail, which we covered last summer during a crowdfunding campaign where it was promising a “zero access architecture” fit for our post-Snowden paranoia, has taken…

After 350,000+ Beta Sign-Ups, ProtonMail Takes $2M To Scale Its Encrypted Email