Why You Should Take Advantage of SMTP over TLS

In my previous blog post, I introduced the topic of SMTP over TLS and discussed why it’s an important tool to use to protect the privacy of email communication. In that post, I wrote that you do not have to encrypt email at this time, but I promised that I would write a subsequent post arguing that you should do so. This is that post. How Much of My Mail Should I Encrypt? You might be an... Continue »

Toward Better Privacy in Email - SMTP over TLS

Electronic surveillance of email and other communications is unfortunately a fact of life these days. It seems that not a week goes by where we don’t hear some new report that “they” are listening to what we once thought to be our private messages and phone calls, and this has folks rightly concerned about just how much “they” might know. While there have been some extreme reactions to these... Continue »

Return Path Expands Email Certification and Mailbox Provider Solutions to Russia

Top Russian mailbox providers Mail.Ru and Yandex.Mail partner with Return Path to facilitate delivery of permissioned messages and combat email abuse NEW YORK – JUNE 25, 2014 – Return Path, the global leader in email intelligence, today announced the details of partnerships with Russia’s largest mailbox providers, Mail.Ru and Yandex.Mail, whose combined users account for more than 90% of... Continue »

Blacklist Basics: The Top Email Blacklists You Need to Know

Return Path recently released our “Ultimate Guide” to blacklists. This guide helps marketers understand the blacklist landscape, their impact and how to evaluate the potential risk to your email program. Since some of this information may be new to you, let’s take a step back and discuss the different types of blacklists we highlight in this guide.    There are over 300 publicly available spam... Continue »

Russian Search and Mailbox Provider Yandex Joins Return Path Network

Return Path announced today that Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX), Russia’s largest search engine and one of Europe’s biggest mailbox providers, has begun using Return Path anti-spam and anti-phishing database in its Spamooborona anti-abuse proprietary technology for further protection of Yandex.Mail users from email abuse. As a member of the Return Path Trusted Cooperative Network, Yandex will use and... Continue »