When online services lack privacy controls, you can roll your own using near military-grade encryption.
Microsoft and Yahoo have enabled STARTTLS, which dramatically raised the percentage of encrypted messages.
Our email clients filter them out. We know all of their tricks. Yet the spam keeps coming. Here's why.
The company is tackling scammers' use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites.
It's not the most exciting feature in the world, but Gmail's new unsubscribe link will be useful for taming the amount of mail hitting your inbox.
The company is compelled to comply with a US warrant for emails held in Ireland, a judge rules
The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account
It's not just dissidents looking for anoymous email, but everyday people who'd rather not reveal their true identity.
This superb extension ditches the contentious floating windows of today's Gmail and brings back the Gmail experience you've used for years.
Google's almost ubiquitous email client doesn't guarantee that your email will be private, or that your account won't be hacked. But the right precautions can give you reasonable protection.