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How email works

how email works

Email is something we use everyday but how many of you would be able to explain what really happens from the moment you click "send" to the moment the recipient opens the message?

Evolution of communication

Communicating has always been essential for human beings. From the cave paintings to the latest wearable technology, we have always been looking for new ways to stay close to those who matter most. We might not know yet where the future will take us but here's a look on the long way we have already been through.




Cloud vs On-Premises

cloud vs onprem

When setting up an email service such as atmail, an administrator must choose between deploying on-premises or in the cloud. Each deployment option can differ greatly in terms of cost and responsibilities. We've developed this infographic to help you consider some of the implications of each option.




Freak Flaw

freak flaw

What is the Freak Flaw? 

FREAK is an almost-acronym for “Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys”, which describes a security vulnerability within the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, released into the wild during the 90s. 
Over the weekend we learned that the vulnerability is also present in Microsoft’s Secure Channel (SChannel) stack. 
The FREAK vulnerability allows “man-in-the-middle” attacks - essentially enabling an attacker to intercept “secure&rdq

Stopping spam

Approximately nine out of ten emails that traverse the Internet today are spam messages. Spam continues to vex email service providers, ISP’s Hosting companies, and others in charge of managing email.

Welcome atmail 7.5.0

We are excited to announce that we released version 7.5 of atmail.
This release contains a number of fixes and security improvements and a new feature: end-user password reset from the login page. If you have an atmail server installation, your end-users will be able to reset their passwords themselves.
This feature is disabled by default after updating and can be enabled via the WebAdmin interface.