ProtonMail

ProtonMail Reportedly Logged User’s IP Address After Swiss Court Order

Security-centric email service ProtonMail has come under criticism for its role in the arrest of a French activist who was using the platform. A new report from TechCrunch explains that a French police report published on September 2 appears to show that police used ProtonMail to collect the IP address, a specific number that pertains to an individual...

Apple Forced In-App Purchases on ProtonMail Like ‘Mafia Extortion’ Says CEO

As part of hearings and deliberations to determine whether tech companies like Apple have monopolies, encrypted email service ProtonMail revealed to Congress that it, like WordPress, was made to add in-app purchases (IAP) to its previously completely free iOS app, reports The Verge. Comparing Apple’s antics to those of a mafia protection racket in an interview […]

Encrypted Email Service ProtonMail Expands to Desktop Clients

ProtonMail, an encrypted email service that launched less than two years ago and has already expanded into numerous VPNs and small businesses, is now coming to all desktop email clients that support IMAP and SMTP, including Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, and Apple Mail (via VentureBeat). For those who aren't familiar with ProtonMail, the service uses client-side encryption to...

ProtonMail Gets Touch ID Support for Unlocking Encrypted Messages

Back in March, encrypted email startup ProtonMail exited web-only beta service and released native apps for iOS and Android, offering end-to-end encrypted email service to mobile users. Today, the ProtonMail iOS app has received a significant update, allowing users to unlock encrypted mail by simply using Touch ID instead of having to use both their login and mailbox passwords....

Encrypted Email Service ‘ProtonMail’ Exits Beta, Releases iOS App

Encrypted email startup ProtonMail is finally switching from invite-only to public sign ups today, while also announcing the release of native iOS and Android apps. Previously accessible via a web interface only, the Switzerland-based end-to-end encrypted email service was launched in 2014, following the the fallout from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s 2013 disclosure of government surveillance programs (via TechCrunch)....