Mailfence Release Notes December 2016

Mailfence Release Notes

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We’re happy to announce the Mailfence Release Notes

New Features

  • Shared mail account now support personal signature and use of alias’s
  • Users can create Inbox subfolders
  • For ActiveSync, we have added support for Android SMS sync


  • Password policies have been made stronger and coherent
  • Aside from importing multiple OpenPGP keypairs for the same email ID, users can also generate multiple OpenPGP keypairs for the same ID as well
  • Invalid OpenPGP signature upon sending again a signed PGP/MIME message has been fixed
  • Missing OpenPGP signature validity check for unpublished/or unavailable public keys (in account keystore) has been fixed
  • Process of decrypting messages with moderate-sized attachments has been improved
  • 3DES based ciphers have been disabled
  • ActiveSync: Users can use their email address instead of the alternative address to send messages on iOS 10
  • ActiveSync: Improved message synchronization with iOS based devices
  • Improved recurrent calendar events importing
  • Issues with folder name collisions on IMAP clients has been solved
  • Deleted emails from a shared mailbox do not end up in personal mailbox Trash

Extra Notes

  • ‘Target Blank’ Vulnerability in hyperlinks for email messages was fixed immediately after it got reported by Kevin Froman back in August-2016. We thank him for notifying us


  • Applies to backend release v4.5.007

Check our previous Release Notes and feel free to report any found bugs/queries/suggestions to support (at)

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Arnaud is the co-founder and CEO of Mailfence. He's been a serial entrepreneur and startup investor since 1994 and launched several pioneering internet companies such as Rendez-vous, IP Netvertising or NetMonitor. He is regarded as the internet advertising pioneer of Belgium. You can follow Arnaud on this blog.

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