February 15, 2022
5 tips to keeping your email privateRead more
Email was one of the first modes of online communication, and arguably, the most successful. Even with the introduction of other messaging applications such as WhatsApp or Signal, the number of global email users has continued to steadily increase. In 2020, there were four billion users, and this is expected to grow to 4.6 billion by 2025.
March 9, 2021
Quick guide to phishingRead more
It all starts with an email from something that appears to be from a trustworthy source designed to lure a victim. The message could look like a request from the bank, your Internet provider, or even the company you work for or follow. They usually contain a link to click or an attachment to download.
March 1, 2021
Quick Guide to Social Media PrivacyRead more
When used correctly, social media can be used for good; it can help promote business, build and maintain connections to family, friends, coworkers, and potential business associates, and provide endless hours of entertainment. By nature, social media sites are used to share user-generated content; it is central to the function of these sites. While this sharing may not necessarily be a bad thing, it is important to be aware of the privacy concerns.
February 17, 2021
Seventeen Years of FacebookRead more
Seventeen years ago, roommates Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes published thefacebook.co. Nobody could have foreseen the impact this would bring, having today over 2.5 billion monthly active users worldwide.
January 29, 2021
Read between the privacy policies linesRead more
January 25, 2021
Tips on creating a strong passwordRead more
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.
December 31, 2020
New Year’s Online Safety CommandmentsRead more
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 StartMailRead more
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 ShoppingRead more
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 societyRead more
Should the EU authorities be given backdoors to encrypted services?