Privacy & Security
January 25, 2021
Tips on Creating a Strong Password
Upper case, lower case, numbers, symbols, the tears of your enemies…a strong password creation sometimes requires thought and patience, and even though we have been using the internet for quite a while, most people still struggle with this task.
January 19, 2021
What is PGP Encryption? An Inside Look With Phil Zimmermann & Phil Dunkelberger
PGP encryption is a critical security feature of StartMail’s email service – it scrambles the contents of your messages so that it can’t be read by anyone other than the sender and the intended recipient. And they really mean no one can read it, not even them! Though technologically complicated, they made it extremely user-friendly for StartMail users, ensuring that there are no obstacles to your email privacy.
December 31, 2020
New Year’s Online Safety Commandments
If you are into privacy like we are, these online privacy commandments are for you! Plus they’re way easier and more fulfilling than diets and excercise!
December 3, 2020
Things We Love About Startmail
We, as StartMail employees, are also StartMail users, which helps us understand our product in the best way possible and adapt it into something functional and practical for our daily activities
November 24, 2020
Safety Tips for Black Friday Online Shopping
We all love a good deal when acquiring our favorite items, and Black Friday is the paradise for those who love to save and shop. Here are some tips & tricks to protect your personal data & enjoy some nice retail therapy!
November 18, 2020
Why Encryption Is So Important for Our Society
Should the EU authorities be given backdoors to encrypted services?
October 26, 2020
Endpoint Security Working From Home
With the rise of coronavirus cases, many companies have been forced to change their working scheme and adapt to a completely remote environment. For some, not much changed, but for others, the work-from-home situation was uncharted territory that introduced potential security traps. […]
August 27, 2020
How Scammers Get Your Private Email Address (And What You Can Do About It)
Have you ever received a strange email and wondered how it got into your inbox?
You’re not alone. Spammers send over 14.5 billion spam emails a day – a total of 45% of all emails sent. You’ve likely […]
August 6, 2020
Startmail’s Alias Feature: The Best Way to Improve Your Privacy and Keep Your Inbox Uncluttered
Have you noticed all the “You haven’t heard from us in a while, but we’d like to reassure you…” emails about Covid-19 from basically ANY product or service you’ve used online? A restaurant that you visited 5 years ago, an online shop where you once bought a random gift for someone’s birthday, or an employment […]
July 27, 2020
Protect Your Cryptocurrencies and All Crypto-Related Communications With Startmail
Did you know that since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies have been stolen? One of the main reasons? Email. Most cryptocurrency owners opt for using a provider, such as an exchange wallet, to secure their crypto rather than holding the crypto themselves, since that can be quite complex. […]