Tagged: Security

Welcome to the Security archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Protecting your devices when traveling

Even the most privacy-conscious among us encounter various security threats when travelling. Unless your laptop is inside a Zero Halliburton briefcase handcuffed to your wrist, it’s difficult to keep your...

Mailfence at CPDP2018: A brief rundown!

In continuation to Mailfence at CPDP 2018, this blogpost will provide a brief run-down of our overall experience with regards to the event. Our team engaged with a number of...

User data security, privacy and anonymity

User security, privacy and anonymity are three related concepts that overlap. In this blogpost, we will try to explain how Mailfence relates to each of them. What is security, privacy...

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Social Engineering: What is Smishing?

SMiShing (short of SMS phishing) is an emerging security threat. It is a technique that uses mobile phone text messages (SMS) to trick victims into taking an immediate action. Why...

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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...

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How to combat Advanced Persistent Threats

The diluted usage of the term advanced persistent threat (APT) across the media, marketing and industry conversations continues to amaze us. Too many organizations are now distracted by the hype...

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Tips on how to protect your data

Last year has shown us a tremendous amount of Data Breaches.  It is therefore more than advisable to focus on securing you data by using a layered approach (adding as...