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 […]

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. […]

What’s new in StartMail? It’s nearing the summer period and we hope you are all getting back to your routine. We have been busy enhancing our product offering for you. Here you can find an overview of the new features and bug fixes for the month of June.     New features PGP Encryption It is […]

Our users occasionally request a read receipt function within StartMail. Read receipts allow you know if an email was read by a recipient. We’re not a fan of this function for numerous reasons, most importantly, it is considered a form of tracking.  By default, with email providers, you only know if your recipient’s email was […]

By Patrick W. Dunne – freelance writer for Digital Privacy News – follow him on LinkedIn or read his blog. Email can be one of the least secure platforms out there. Every day, people freely exchange private information without regard for who might see it, or whose hands it could end up in. You’re probably familiar with a […]