May 142014
 
 May 14, 2014  Online

Dan Goodin reports:

Server-to-server e-mail encryption using the STARTTLS protocol has reached an important tipping point that hardens the majority of messages Facebook sends its users against wholesale snooping by well-financed adversaries, according to figures released Tuesday by site.

The social network said 58 percent of the notification e-mails it sends users are successfully encrypted using STARTTLS.

Read more on Ars Technica.

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