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CLDISME Inactive Member03 Jun 2009 11:34 a.m. PST

A newly launched startup called StrongWebMail is aiming to add a new layer of secure authentication for its customers phone verification prior to logging in and alert services for potential email compromises.

The company is in fact so confident in its approach that it's currently offering $10,000 USD reward to the person who breaks into the CEO's email.

Read more here at zdnet: link

Personal logo Waco Joe Supporting Member of TMP03 Jun 2009 2:58 p.m. PST

Now a suspicious person, not me of course, might just think that his company is a shell front for the FBI/NSA/Alphabet Agency of choice. Greedy hackers all over are actually registering with them for the honor of later getting a midnight visit to explain certain currency transactions from the PRC that showed up in their bank account.

But that would wrong.

Covert Walrus Supporting Member of TMP10 Apr 2013 4:01 p.m. PST

Then again, it might be an oblique way of hiring workers for Kaspersky or some other spam protection people. . . Who better to know what to look for and counter it than someone who can do it themselves?

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