Don’t Get Hacked. Encrypt Your Email.

f you’ve been paying attention to the news in recent weeks, you’ve been hearing about high-profile email hacks. Individuals or state actors have stolen and begun releasing the contents of a certain presidential campaign’s emails to the press.

Now, setting aside any political elements to these recent stories, the technical side of them should be downright terrifying to businesses and individuals who send sensitive information over email. While the Clinton campaigns email hacks were actually the result of a phishing email, the bigger picture behind the news stories is that email is an incredibly insecure means of communication.

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