Yahoo to Enable Email Encryption For All Users by 2015


Following Edward Snowden's revelations of widespread Internet surveillance, many technologists have been advocating for widespread encryption to counter the NSA, other spy agencies and hackers

Encrypt all the things" has been their cry. Google listened, and now Yahoo is the second major email provider to join the movement

Alex Stamos, the company’s chief information security officer, announced Thursday that Yahoo users will have the option to send end-to-end encrypted emails next year, enabled via a browser plugin

@alexstamos just announced plans to support end-to-end PGP encryption in Yahoo mail at Black Hat

— Fahmida Y. Rashid (@zdFYRashid) August 7, 2014 Read more…

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