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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2054 Is E2EMail a new beginning or the end for Google’s End-to-End?
Google’s end-to-end email encryption project that it started back in 2014 has left home. But has the Chrome extension really “flown the nest” as Google claimed last week? Or has it simply been abandoned and left to fend for itself?

Turn back the clocks to 2013. Google promises end-to-end encryption in an effort to regain users’ trust following Edward Snowden’s revelations about global surveillance conducted by government law-enforcement agencies.

And Google did made good on that promise in March 2014, switching Gmail to HTTPS only and encrypting emails internally too, shouting from the rooftops that these changes were
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#2064 Web cache deception attack
#2063 Dridex’s cold war: enter AtomBombing
#2062 Decrypting after a Findzip ransomware infection
#2061 Filecode ransomware attacks your Mac – how to recover for free
#2060 Google security researcher finds hole in ESET's Mac antivirus
#2059 AWS goes down, and so do millions of websites, apps, and other services
#2058 AI learns to write its own code by stealing from other programs
#2057 Ransomware for dummies: Anyone can do it
#2056 Pretzel: Email encryption and provider-supplied functions are compatible (PDF)
#2055 Google Play apps infected with malicious iFrames
#2054 Is E2EMail a new beginning or the end for Google’s End-to-End?
#2053 Expanding protection for Chrome users on macOS
#2052 Password-manager apps for Android (security analysis)
#2051 Crypt0L0cker ransomware is back with campaigns targeting Europe
#2050 Yahoo says 32m user accounts were accessed via cookie forging attack
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