How to block dating ads on yahoo mail
As we noted at the time, one interesting sidenote on this was that Yahoo's Chief Security Officer, Alex Stamos, was contributing to the project as well.
Thus it's not surprising, but still great to see, that Stamos has now announced the availability of an end-to-end encryption extension for Yahoo Mail (also posted to Yahoo's Github repository).
While this service could still be tweaked to compete with the top two competitors, it provides plenty of storage, general features and security measures that keep it one step ahead of most services, earning it the Top Ten Reviews Bronze Award winner for best email services.
It's still not ready for prime time, and it's unlikely that either provider is going to make this a default option any time soon, but offering more, better (and more user friendly) options to give everyone at least the option of doing end-to-end encryption is a very good sign.
That’s right: even if you don’t use Yahoo Mail but you email someone who does, Yahoo can scan communications.
The new TOS puts the burden on Yahoo users to tell the people they’re communicating with about this scanning: “If you consent to this ATOS and communicate with non-Yahoo!
The problem is that it's very easy to click on the ads by mistake.
And if you click on an ad, it doesn't open a new page or tab, the page just replaces the ad in the iframe, so you'll get this funny picture.