Blackmail

This email was received on the abuse@indymedia email address, it’s so brilliant it should be shared.

Hello, I work as a private investigator.
Our company received an order to hack into your email, phone, cloud, network and to collect intelligence.
We work with hackers from China for tasks like that, and they are the best. But we do have an ethical protocol in place.
After checking on the person, who ordered the hack and investigation on you, I have decided to come forward and offer you to buy the information about that person.

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Aktivix cleaning

The aktivix mail server needs some serious upgrading and updating. Servers need free space for this, and this server does not have it. So aktivix is doing some clearning.

We did three mailouts with the idea that, those who wouldn’t answer any of them, would loose their email accounts. The post on the website says more.

What we didn’t anticipate is that so few of the users would answer. Continue reading

aktivix email service and the web interfaces

There were two web interfaces you could use to check your aktivix emails: horde and roundcube. Due to circumstances beyond aktivix’s control, we can no longer support roundcube.

As for horde – webmail is really only a backup for those occasions when you are not sitting in front of your own computer. Of course if you do not own a computer you do need to use the web alternative, but if you have access to the same computer/s regularly, you are encouraged to have a copy of thunderbird for you especially if you want to easily use encryption and other nice bits, like .. read on. Continue reading

Privacy is not terrorism

On Tuesday 16th December 2014, a large police operation took place in the Spanish State. Fourteen houses and social centres were raided in Barcelona, Sabadell, Manresa and Madrid; books, leaflets and IT material were seized; and eleven people were arrested and sent to the Audiència Nacional, a special court handling issues of “national interest”, in Madrid. Continue reading

Corporate email services

This is a collection of links to pages that say why it is not a good idea to use certain email providers

Gmail

 

Yahoo!

Both

Hotmail

 

Hushmail

PROTONMAIL

ProtonMail Did It Again: Secretly Changed Transparency Report from ProtonMail

Protonmail’s case on real-time surveillance article is not available in 2020

There is a copy on the webarchive There are, however, reports and comments on the article now deleted:

https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/protonmail-voluntarily-offers-assistance-for-real-time-surveillance.417157/ screenshot for good measure?