Add Privacy To Your Email With Hushmail: A Free Secure Email Service

May 23, 2009

in Internet,News

Electronic communications are not safe these days, they are being intercepted by corporate spies and government agents etc. So if your email’s privacy is of prime importance for you then you must head over to Hushmail.com. It is a email service that considers your privacy and allows you to send and recieve emails in great security.

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All the Hushmail messages and their attachments are encrypted using Open PGP standard algorithms. These algorithms, combined with Hushmail’s unique key management system, offer users powerful email security. Also Hushmail’s encryption works automatically so you are not required to have any special computer knowledge. But please note one thing that if you would sign up at Hushmail.com for free account then you would have to log in there atleast once every three month otherwise your account would be deleted.



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1 Mark May 27, 2009 at 2:16 am

Thanks for sharing bro…BTW gmail, yahoo and others should also think in this direction.

Mark

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2 GarykPatton June 16, 2009 at 7:16 am

I think I will try to recommend this post to my friends and family, cuz it’s really helpful.

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3 bryan July 10, 2009 at 11:38 pm

Hushmail wasnt as secure as they claimed. Their claim was that nobody would ever read your mail. Not even hushmail employees could view it. That wasnt the case. Recently they gave up 3 steroid dealers email transactions to the Canadian government. The reason I mention this is just to alert people that there is no such thing as absolute anonymity.
Furthermore I think most of these types of companies fail because they require software to be installed. If you own a business (Like myself) and you require people to send you sensitive data but its only once ina while you cant expect them to install software. We had a big issue with this. Recently we found the best solution. Private Information Exchange (im sure there are many others like this, this just happens to be the one we use) offers a simple solution. You initiate a request for info which is sent via email. However, the recipient gets the email with a link. they click the link and are asked for the info. The info isnt emailed back, its sent back to the requestor via SSL to their private information exchange account. The requestor simply gets an email that the request has been fulfilled. They log in and can see the info. If you want to find out more about it the website is Private information exchange

No system is fool proof, but this seems to be the most efficient that we have found.

Bryan

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4 Shahab July 12, 2009 at 3:43 pm

@bryan, i haven’t heard about this ever, Anyway Thanks bryan for your sensible comment!
May be i’ll give it a try.

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5 Lynn Creyton July 29, 2009 at 12:56 am

Very nice information. Thanks for this.

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