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The Mitto AG surveillance case - or why we must never backdoor encryption.
Mitto AG, a Swiss company, is said to have helped with mobile phone surveillance on a grand scale. Investigations are ongoing, but current leaks hint at one employee that cooperated with secret services around the world by handing out location data freely - and without any legal oversight.
Fixed potential hard-to-execute XSS vulnerability in Tutanota.
On April 27th a hard-to-execute Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been reported to us. This has now been fixed. We thank the user reporting the vulnerability. The vulnerability only affected Tutanota when used in Firefox and it needed several steps by the user to make it potentially executable.
You are being tracked, profiled & targeted online. It's time to ban targeted advertising.
Recently, the Norwegian Consumer Council published a report calling for a ban on surveillance-based ads. In solidarity, Tutanota joined the undersigned privacy-first organizations to send the following letter to EU and US regulators on July 7th, 2021, to encourage them to take action during legislative sessions and any relevant privacy discussions.
2022-04-26 / First published: 2021-07-07
Are cookie banners illegal in Europe?
Everybody knows them, everybody hates them: cookie banners. In a landmark ruling, the Belgian DPA has declared central part of the consent given via cookie banners as illegal and not compatible with the GDPR. Will this finally end the annoying task of clicking on cookies?
Login security: Best practices to stop phishing attacks!
It is a hard task to keep all your online accounts safe from malicious attacks such as phishing. As we at Tutanota encrypt all your data with the help of your password, your password becomes the weakest link and must be protected at all costs. Thus, it is crucial that you take the utmost care to optimize your login security. Read this quick guide to maximize the security of your login credentials - not just for Tutanota, but for all your online accounts.
The open source email service Tutanota fights for your right to privacy.
All Tutanota apps are Libre software to provide an open source email alternative to Gmail, Yahoo, GMX and others. To us this includes to publish our Android app on F-Droid. Unlike other secure email providers, Tutanota does not use closed third party code - whether from Google or others - because we must be in full control of the open source code to offer maximum security and privacy. Our focus on open source and encryption combined with our deep respect for your right to privacy, makes Tutanota the best secure email service.
2022-04-20 / First published: 2018-08-14
Email Security Guide: 3 best practices to keep your emails safe from attackers.
Keeping personal data safe online does not have to be difficult - if you make a few smart choices. As experts in email security, we have compiled a quick email security guide on how to keep your emails safe from attackers. By following just three best practices, you will not only safeguard your emails, but you will also protect your online identity.
Best WhatsApp Alternatives for Privacy | Our Top 5
WhatsApp is the number one among all chat apps. Yet its reputation is declining rapidly, not least because of privacy concerns and its being part of Meta (formerly Facebook). But what messaging apps are better suited as privacy-friendly alternatives? We've looked at five popular WhatsApp alternatives that focus on privacy and security.
Get your own email domain with Tutanota!
Tutanota is a great email service for private as well as business use: Add as many custom domains as you like, activate catch-all, and benefit of the built-in encryption that protects your entire mailbox. Get your own email addresses @yourcompany the easy way and build customer trust by hosting your professional email account with the encrypted email service Tutanota.
Today Google turns on activity tracking for many users that had it turned off.
Effective today, Google is changing its Workspace Settings, including a change that activates activity tracking for all users of Google Workspace accounts even if the organizations admin disabled activity tracking for all users previously. What is more, admins can no longer control this setting for their users, but all users need to invidually toggle the tracking off again.
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