We’re expanding our VPN network to help during COVID-19 lockdowns

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed how society interacts. Travel has ground to a halt, working from home has become the norm, and large parts of the global population are practicing “social distancing” and remaining in their homes. However, just because we must remain separated from each other to “flatten ... Read More
Working from home: A security guide from ProtonMail’s IT security experts

Working from home: A security guide from ProtonMail’s IT security experts

| | FEATURED, security
Working from home is one of the many massive societal changes that COVID-19 has forced upon the world. Millions of people are now handling sensitive work data outside their office for the first time. It can be hard enough to keep data secure in the office, where there are IT ... Read More

Using Zoom? Here are the privacy issues you need to be aware of

| | FEATURED, Privacy
Zoom has seen a flood of new users as the COVID-19 outbreak forces more and more employees to transition to working from home. Zoom’s big selling point is its near-frictionless video calls. However, new users should be aware of the company’s privacy practices. By looking through its privacy policy and ... Read More

Use an IP address from the United Arab Emirates on the ProtonVPN network

| | FEATURED, Service Updates
ProtonVPN users in the UAE can now browse the Internet with an Emirati IP address while encrypting their online activity. The UAE is the 46th country to have ProtonVPN servers. These servers will reduce latency for ProtonVPN users in the Gulf region. Regardless of whether you are using public WiFi ... Read More

Political campaigns and your personal data

| | FEATURED, Privacy
During this American presidential election campaign season, politicians have scored points calling out tech companies for abusing the personal data of their users. Yet many political campaigns are engaged in very similar practices. Political campaigns are now sophisticated data operations that collect mass amounts of personal information from their supporters ... Read More

We just added 8 new VPN servers in Turkey!

Today we’re announcing new VPN servers in Turkey, the 45th country on our list, and one where secure, private access to the Internet is in demand. Our eight new servers in Istanbul will let ProtonVPN paid subscribers browse the Internet safely with a Turkish IP address. We installed our eight ... Read More

Introducing DKIM key management, a new feature to protect against domain name impersonation

| | FEATURED, Releases
It is now harder for hackers and spammers to impersonate ProtonMail users that have custom domain email addresses. We have introduced the DKIM key management in beta, which allows you to manually rotate your DKIM keys. This is part of our continuing effort to make it more difficult for attackers ... Read More
What the latest email spying scandal means for user privacy

What the latest email spying scandal means for user privacy

| | Articles & News, FEATURED
On Monday, Vice’s Motherboard broke yet another story revealing the extent to which companies are monetizing their users. Reporter Joseph Cox’s investigation revealed how Edison, an email productivity app, is scraping users’ personal inboxes for purchase receipts and shipment tracking updates. Using this data, the company can figure out what ... Read More
Amazon Ring and the new for-profit surveillance state

Amazon Ring and the new for-profit surveillance state

| | FEATURED, Privacy & Security
Internet companies already follow your every move online: Now they are partnering with law enforcement to bring that same level of surveillance to the physical world. Amazon Ring, the creator of a popular camera-equipped doorbell, has entered into secretive partnerships with hundreds of police departments across the United States. These ... Read More

The ProtonVPN Android app is now available on GitHub

| | FEATURED, Service Updates
The ProtonVPN APK is now available to download on GitHub. This makes it easy to download and install ProtonVPN on your Android device even in authoritarian countries where our website is blocked. Download ProtonVPN APK on GitHub Countries including China, Russia, and Iran often block the Google Play Store and ... Read More