Tagged: Private Data

Welcome to the Private Data archives of the Mailfence Blog.

vishing

Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

Vishing is a combination of the word “voice” and the word “phishing”. Therefore it refers to phishing scams done over the phone. Individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or...

virtual machine

Virtual machine: why use it?

There are plenty of reasons to use a virtual machine or VM from a security and privacy stand-point. In this blogpost, we will list some of them that will help...

back up your data

Tips to backup your data securely

Protecting our digital data by backing it up has become essential in light of modern-day cyber security threats (Ransomware, …). In this blogpost, we will discuss tips to backup your...

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Security advisory regarding Yahoo hack

Yahoo recently confirmed a massive breach of over 500 million email accounts, including both credentials and security questions. At Mailfence – a secure and private email service, the security team...

Mailfence Design Philosophy

Mailfence design philosophy

Few people realize how much information they give up by using the internet. Therefore many might think that they don’t care about privacy. But they don’t realize just how much...

Email privacy expectations

Email privacy expectations

Email privacy and security concerns have seen a massive rise after the PRISM/Global surveillance revelations and have given birth to various dedicated email privacy solutions that try to ensure users’ email confidentiality, integrity...