At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.
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.
US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.
Whether you use Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail, using keyboard shortcuts can help improve your efficiency.
Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.
If you prefer Gmail or some other Webmail to traditional e-mail services, you may add a few steps each time you want to contact someone through a Web page. Chrome features an extension that lets you use Webmail as its default when you click an e-mail link.
If BitTorrent succeeds with its encrypted, decentralized app, it would enshroud a previously open form of messaging in a hard-to-break bubble of privacy.
The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.
Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.
Hold on to those contracts: the next iPhone is almost here. It's also time for new passwords. Those stories and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.