Why Your Current Email Provider Sucks | NSC #76

Email Providers

Want to know how bad your email provider is? Scroll down for a few examples from many popular email providers.


Google Explains Exactly How It Reads All Your Email – April 14, 2014

Google admits it’s reading your emails – April 15, 2014

Google will no longer read your emails to personalise adverts – June 26, 2017

Gmail allows third party applications read your information/email – Jul 2, 2018

Gmail confidential email feature makes it easier for scammers – Jul 22, 2018



Owned by third party company Oath (also applies to AOL)

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence-sources – October 4, 2016

Yahoo discovered hack leading to major data breach two years before it was disclosed – November 10, 2016

Every single Yahoo account was hacked – 3 billion in all – October 4th 2017

Yahoo Mail scans your emails for data to sell to advertisers – August 28, 2018

Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach – October 24, 2018

Cross-site scripting vulnerability that could allow an attacker to snoop on victim’s emails – February 26, 2019


outlook email

Flaw in Microsoft Outlook Lets Hackers Easily Steal Your Windows Password – April 12, 2018

Outlook and Microsoft Account Phishing Emails Utilize Azure Blob Storage – February 27, 2019


aol email

Owned by third party company Oath (also applies to Yahoo!)

“When you use our Services to communicate with others or post, upload or store content (such as comments, photos, voice inputs, videos, emails, messaging services and attachments).”

“Oath analyzes and stores all communications content, including email content from incoming and outgoing mail. This allows us to deliver, personalize and develop relevant features, content, advertising and Services.”


icloud email

Hack leaks hundreds of nude celebrity photos – September 1, 2014

‘The Fappening’ Hacker Arrested — Here’s How He Hacked 112 Celebrity Accounts – March 16, 2016

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