Founded in Geneva, Switzerland, the ProtonMail service aims to offer full privacy on email services through client-side encryption. Developed and conceived by Andy Yen, Jason Stockman and Wei Sun, while they were working as researchers on CERN, this service ensures that nobody can intercept and/or read your emails. To offer this level of security, the ProtonMail service leverages encrypted communication tools developed using deep mathematical and technical knowledge.
These encryption features extend to all email services, as users of the service can send fully encrypted emails to other email services. In this instance, the ProtonMail service will provide a password to unlock the email message which will allow the content to be seen. The current focus of ProtonMail's service is to keep phishing schemes away from users, but this extends into other forms of security as well.
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