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Kim Dotcom's Mega vows to create useable encrypted email for the masses

Kim Dotcom's Mega organization vows to create a new encrypted email system that would include functionality such as email search.

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After Lavabit, Silent Circle also shuts down its encrypted email service

Silent Circle also shuttered its encrypted email service a few hours after Lavabit shut down citing an ongoing legal battle.

Snowden's email provider, Lavabit, shutters citing legal pressure

An email provider reportedly used by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shut down on Thursday, citing an ongoing court battle that it could not discuss.

Email security strongest from social media, report reveals

One in seven emails from financial brands poses risks to consumers, a study suggests.

Win the inbox war: Four utilities fight email onslaught

Analyze, sort, file, delete: here's the help you need for your overstuffed inbox.

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Review: Alto mail organizer sorts your email like a pro

AOL's Alto Mail sorts your email into boxes and lets you put important-but-not-urgent messages on snooze. It didn't take me long to get into the private beta, and it's worth getting in line for it.

Review: Mailstrom puts you in control of your email

Mailstrom analyzes your inbox to show you what you need to clean up, and offers some useful tools to help you do so. It's Web-based and works on any IMAP account.

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How to get a full-screen Gmail compose window every time

Like Gmail's new front-and-center mail-composition window? Here's how to make it the default setting.

US leads 'dirty dozen' of spam traffickers, Sophos study says

Sophos has selected its "dirty dozen" of countries that relay spam for the second quarter of 2013, and the U.S. has taken the top spot.

Disable Gmail's inbox sorting

Don't like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It's an easy feature to disable.