How Secure is Your Email Without the Encrypted Email Service?

For the past couple of years, you might have heard that email is obsolete and dead. Well, rumors of its death have been greatly exaggerated. Email is very much alive and kicking, especially in the business world where an average office worker receives 121 emails per day. The vast majority of emails are sent via one […]

November 30, 2023

CTemplar: Encrypt Your Gmail With OpenPGP

When using Gmail it is important to understand how the email service protects your privacy and information. This is done through encryption. Encryption is a process that takes the readable text and alters it into a ciphertext. The ciphertext appears random and can only be read by someone with the right decryption key. We already […]

How to Access an Email Service on the Dark Web?

The web is a vast place where you can find information on almost anything from news around the world, latest sports results, funny memes, instructional videos on how to fix a car and many, many more useful and not-so-useful things.  However, the web that we know and use every day is only the surface part […]

How to Get On the Dark Web and Safely Email Someone From it?

Today, there are over 4.6 billion Internet users as of May 31st in the world, out of almost 7.8 billion people in total, according to the World Internet Users Statistics for 2020 Q1. In other words, almost 60% of people although mostly in developed countries) are using the Internet regularly. World Internet Statistics: WORLD INTERNET USAGE […]

What is PGP Encryption? Everything You Need to Know About Pretty Good Privacy

Today, we are far from lacking in online communication options. The Internet provides us with multiple ways to connect with other people all around the world, including Skype, Slack, Google Hangouts, online forums, Twitter, Discord and so on. However, with over 4 billion users, email is still the number one means of communication, especially in […]

What is S/MIME and Do You Need it?

Is your spam folder full? That’s good because it means that your email client’s filters are doing the job.  But what if I tell you that they are not able to identify ALL of the spam and phishing emails you get. Some of those still slip through.  You see, while spam and phishing have both […]

What is TLS Encryption and How it Makes Your Email More Secure?

As interest in the more commercial and public use of the Internet started to grow in the 1980s and 1990s, it soon became apparent that it would be necessary to somehow secure communications between web applications and servers. As such, many companies released their communication protocol standards, but the problem with those is that they […]

What is Spear Phishing?

Imagine two fishermen catching fish on a lake. One is throwing a net and is catching a variety of fish, most of them small. Maybe he catches something big enough, but maybe not.  The other fisherman, on the other hand, has a different approach. Instead of casting a net in the lake without much planning […]

How to Identify a Malicious or Phishing Email?

The COVID 19 pandemic has forced most organizations to leave their offices and shift more toward working remotely and from home. This is causing a bigger reliance on email to communicate within the organization and, as such, more risk for email phishing, scam and other fraud. In just one week in April, for example, Google […]

How to Securely Email When Working Remotely?

With the COVID 19 global pandemic shutting most of the world inside most businesses have shut down their offices and have sent their staff to work from home. While this eliminates the risk of someone getting infected by the coronavirus and spreading it to his or her coworkers, it also presents a new digital security […]

The Best Email Security for the Enterprise

For many organizations, the email is still the number one communication tool for both internal (within the company) and external (with clients, customers and partners) communication. It’s not easy to replace email (at least not completely) as we are so used to it (we had 40+ years) and we just don’t have the time (or […]

Why Every Lawyer Needs to Encrypt Their Email?

Confidentiality has always been the most important element in the lawyer-client relationship. From the first time one person asked another to defend them in the court, the two have made a contract (first verbally and then in writing), that the lawyer will not reveal what their client tells them in confidence. Today, that confidence is […]

Why Cannabis Buyers Should Use CTemplar Anonymous Email?

Are you interested in buying cannabis, but are worried what others might say if they find out? If that’s the case, let’s talk about secure email for cannabis professionals and why it is important to use encrypted and anonymous email service when doing this. In 2000, not to mention the 1990s or before, there weren’t […]

What is a Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM) and how to Prevent it

A “man-in-the-middle” attack takes place when a third party (cyber attacker) intercepts the transaction of data and information between two other parties and modifies it to steal sensitive information from them. In this article, we are going to look at what is man-in-the-middle attack and how it can be prevented using CTemplar encrypted email service. […]

Make Sure Your Email is Safe with Zero-Knowledge Encryption

If you count on online services and providers to keep your sensitive private and financial information secure, you are taking a huge risk. Instead of going after the user himself for the password, hackers today go after the provider, well aware of the fact that many don’t adequately protect their user’s data, including usernames and […]

3 Ways People Can Find Your IP (But Not With CTemplar)

Your data is regularly bought and sold by online data companies, usually without either your knowledge or consent. One of the most common pieces of data these companies buy and sell is your IP, or internet protocol address. Your IP can reveal a lot of information about you and because of that, this article will […]

This SMTP Injection in G Suite Allows Google Email Domains to be Spoofed

A lot can be said about Gmail relying on outdated and often unsecure protocols. For instance, we’ve already covered here on our blog how hackers were able to bypass Google’s 2FA security back in 2018. That’s just one example.  One new example of this was discovered by Zohar Shachar in his blog post. Shachar is an ethical (whitehat) […]

What is a Business Email Compromise and How to Protect Against it?

Email fraud can take different forms. Email security mistakes cost businesses billions of dollars per year. One particularly effective and dangerous type of email scam is the business email compromise attack, or BEC attack. What is a BEC attack? A BEC attack is a type of email scam in which the attacker targets an organization’s email account and […]

Email Cyber Attacks are on the Rise. Protect Yourself, Don’t Wait to Get Hacked

Email cyber attacks are nothing new. They have been around in one form or another almost since email was first introduced.  The first recorded instance of a spam email can be traced back to 1978 (the first email was sent in 1970, so just 8 years prior) and it was  a message from Digital Equipment […]

How CTemplar Can Help Journalists in Their Work?

The journalist profession is full of danger. According to the UNESCO Observatory of Killed Journalists, 1402 journalists have been killed since 1993. In the last decade (2010-2020), there have been 923 journalists around the world who have lost their lives. We believe that a secure email service for journalism can do a lot to prevent that. […]