Tagged: Security

Welcome to the security archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Mailfenve security, privacy and anonymity

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...

Mailfence Release Notes Dec 2017

We’re happy to announce the Mailfence Release Notes Dec 2017 with several new features and improvements. New Features Custom domain: Support for ‘Catch-all’ address feature. Backup codes for two-factor authentication...

Vishing

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...

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...

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...

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...

10 tips on how to protect Your Computer!

Following are some important steps you should consider to protect your computer.  While no individual step will eliminate your risk – together these practices will minimize the threat of possible malicious...

Top 5 bad Password Habits

Passwords are undoubtedly the core authentication layer on all of our accounts. Unfortunately, recent statistics have shown they get compromised severely due to bad password habits. Using the same password...