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​Yahoo teams up with Google on encrypted webmail

At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.

By 8 August 2014


​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By 1 July 2014


UK data retention scheme ruled unlawful

As Australia faces a future with mandatory data retention laws, the UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law.

By 21 July 2015


Microsoft to bring Outlook.com, Outlook closer together

Thanks to a bunch of new features and back-end platform changes coming to Outlook.com webmail, users won't see much difference between the two products.

By 22 May 2015


Optus closes the gates on Optus Zoo mobile portal

After more than 10 years of offering customers the opportunity to download music, eBooks, games and "tones," Optus has announced it will close its Optus Zoo mobile portal.

By 10 March 2015


Scott Ludlam exposes raft of ways to circumvent data retention

While the Government wants Australian telcos and ISPs to store metadata, Senator Scott Ludlam has pointed out the vast array of common services Australians could use to skirt around data retention laws.

By 3 February 2015


How to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

The hectic shopping season isn't just about finding perfect gifts. It's also prime time for identity thieves to snag your info. Here's five tips from security experts on staying safe online.

By 17 December 2014


Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By 19 November 2014


Google unveils Gmail alternative: 'Inbox'

Google revitalized webmail in 2004 when it debuted Gmail, and now it's trying to do it again with a new take on the old Web stalwart, called Inbox.

By 23 October 2014


US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By 9 October 2014