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Monday, March 28, 2016

New Email Encryption Protocol

Microsoft, Google, Comcast, LinkedIn Join Forces to Work on New Email Encryption Protocol

Leading tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Comcast, LinkedIn has come together to devise new email encryption protocol that would thwart MITM hacking attempts.

Julia Martin | March 27, 2016

Some of the world’s biggest tech companies have now woken up to the need to make something as basic and essential as the email a lot more secure than it currently is.
Among the companies that have joined forces to make new email protocol follow advanced encryption techniques include Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Comcast, LinkedIn, and 1&1 Mail & Media Development.
Although everything is still in the planning phase with the only progress made so far include a proposal submitted to the Internet Engineering Task Force that outlines how these companies wish to achieve their goal.

Anatomy of the MITM ("Man in the Middle) Attack. This is what the joint effort of Google, Microsoft, Comcast and LinkedIn is addressing. Source:

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