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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    The noti(ficati)on of read receipts

    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 […]

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    The StartMail Referral Program – share the freedom of private email

    We have some exciting news to share: We just launched the StartMail Referral Program! It’s our way of saying thank you to our loyal customers who are recommending StartMail to their friends and family. When you share StartMail’s private email service with others, you and your friend can earn a 50% discount for an account […]

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    The Importance of Email Encryption

    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 […]

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    Avoid email scams and protect your privacy during COVID-19

    The fear surrounding the novel coronavirus has created new opportunities for online scammers who look to exploit your anxiety and steal your private information.  What is happening? Nasty netizens send emails claiming to be from legitimate organizations and ask you to click on links to fill out online forms, view statistics, and follow the news.  […]

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