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Tutanota Email is Now Blocked in Russia but There’s a Way Around

Tutanota becomes the third encrypted email service to get blocked in Russia in the past few weeks. The platform is openly accusing Russia of acting like an authoritarian regime, exactly like China and...
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Russia Blocked ProtonMail and StartMail Services Again

The Russian authorities decided that they had enough with encrypted email services, so they’re blocking them. The official reasons given are that they are protecting actors behind fake bomb threats that cost...
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Bombing Threats in Belarus Result in ProtonMail Getting Blocked

Authorities in Belarus decided to block ProtonMail in the country after a user sent multiple bomb threats. The service was caught by surprise, as no one contacted them to report anything about...
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Microsoft Blocks a Total of 142 Risky File Extensions in Outlook

Microsoft adds more aggressive file type filtering on Outlook, adding another 40 types in their block list. The attachments won’t be downloadable from the recipient, and a warning message will be displayed....
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FBI Arrests 281 BEC Actors in Global “Operation reWired”

FBI arrested 281 individuals and seized $3.7 million from an international network of BEC scammers. The scammers resided mostly in Nigeria and the United States and managed to steal a total of...
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Adconion Employees Accused of IP Address Hijacking and Spamming

Four Adconion Media Group employees are now facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors. The individuals are accused of hijacking, fraudulently stealing, and buying IP addresses for spamming. Adconion has been under...
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What Do IT Professionals Think of Email Security in 2019?

660 IT professionals of all levels from around the world give their take on email security. People generally feel more confident today, but they are still highly afraid of BEC threats and...
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BEC Scams is a Continuously and Increasingly Escalating Problem

BEC scams have grown into a multi-billion problem right now, and it’s unlikely to stop soon. Many organizations are taking protective measures, but on the other side, many don’t. The scammers manage...
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ProtonMail Attacks Gmail Over False and Misleading Marketing Claims

ProtonMail dismantles Gmail’s confidentiality mode, saying its neither confidential nor private. The communications specialist also disintegrates Google’s expiration date promises. ProtonMail remains one of the few reliable choices for those who...
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Lawyer Accuses ProtonMail of Sharing Information with the Authorities

ProtonMail under fire by Swiss lawyer who claims they voluntarily give away user metadata. The service dismisses the claims and says they’ll only do this when ordered by a court. The...

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