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Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Apr 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By glass
I started getting these yesterday. My login name...

I started getting these yesterday. My login name is at my own domain so I doubt they're guessing usernames from a dictionary.

My guess is they're not really trying to get access, just scare/annoy...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Dec 2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,084
Posted By glass
The "DNSSEC & DANE" post has broken the RSS feed....

The "DNSSEC & DANE" post has broken the RSS feed. There's an unescaped ampersand in the title.
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Nov 2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,893
Posted By glass
Another option is to ignore DMARC failure. I did...

Another option is to ignore DMARC failure. I did this by effectively bumping up the spam score threshold for mail with DMARC failures so it counteracts the additional spam points added by the DMARC...
Forum: FastMail Forum 14 Nov 2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,177
Posted By glass
Oh! This actually works now. It didn't before...

Oh! This actually works now.

It didn't before because autodiscovery doesn't work and the geniuses at Blackberry decided to restrict the input in the server address field so you couldn't type an @...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Aug 2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
A person under surveillance sends a GPG encrypted...

A person under surveillance sends a GPG encrypted email. Intelligence agencies know who it came from, they know who the recipient is, they know the subject line, they know the relay that sent it, and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Aug 2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
Enlighten me, what has changed in the last 5...

Enlighten me, what has changed in the last 5 years that stops a server from delivering a user malicious javascript that subverts the encryption, such as by sending the key back to the server?

Note...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Aug 2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
So what you're saying is, you don't actually have...

So what you're saying is, you don't actually have a way to encrypt or fake the metadata leaked by server headers. Thought so.

If an intelligence agency intercepts a PGP encrypted email as it's being...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Aug 2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
Tell me more about how you're faking email server...

Tell me more about how you're faking email server headers.

In fact with the all the anti-spam mechanisms nowadays (spf, dkim) you're going to have a hard time faking the envelope headers too, if you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Aug 2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
Would you care to share how you've managed to...

Would you care to share how you've managed to encrypt email metadata?




You mean there are providers out there (Protonmail) that go to great lengths to lie about the security of their entirely...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Aug 2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
The principle of least privilege...

The principle of least privilege (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_least_privilege) is not security through obscurity.

Unless you also consider using an unprivileged user account on a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Aug 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
Are you talking about TOTP? It doesn't connect to...

Are you talking about TOTP? It doesn't connect to any servers, the code is generated locally based on the secret key and the time. TOTP authenticator apps can function entirely offline.

SMS 2FA is...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Aug 2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 29,143
Posted By glass
I like having a masteruser account and not giving...

I like having a masteruser account and not giving my real account admin access for security reasons.
Forum: FastMail Forum 12 Aug 2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By glass
The Priv and DTEK50 aren't BB10 though, they're...

The Priv and DTEK50 aren't BB10 though, they're Android.

You're right that BB10 does work flawlessly with Fastmail (my Z30 did at least), but the Priv not so much. For example, the native CalDAV and...
Forum: FastMail Forum 9 Aug 2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By glass
If the firewall is only allowing specific ports...

If the firewall is only allowing specific ports (ie. not doing traffic analysis or anything fancy) this might help: https://www.fastmail.com/help/technical/servernamesandports.html#proxy

Basically...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Jul 2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
Uncheck the box, every single time you login. As...

Uncheck the box, every single time you login.

As opposed to checking the box just once.

The first time someone someone logs in, it would take about the same amount of effort to read the prompt,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 25 Jul 2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
If you don't want to skip two-step verification...

If you don't want to skip two-step verification on a particular device, have fun unticking the checkbox every single time you login for the rest of your life. And don't forget to do it, because you...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Jul 2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
This is my problem too. I currently use an OTP...

This is my problem too. I currently use an OTP list, but that's going to stop working in about 24 hours.

As far as I can tell, the only way around this is to change the master password to something...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jul 2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
Until 15 minutes ago this forum was the only...

Until 15 minutes ago this forum was the only place to find out that OTP is going to stop working in 3 days. So it's either check this forum or get a nasty surprise on Monday when you can't login...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Jul 2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
Ha ha, good one. They're killing a feature that...

Ha ha, good one.

They're killing a feature that could lock people out of their accounts on Monday. If we get the notification about that happening right now, that would be 3 days notice (but it's...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 Jul 2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
I currently have: password I can't remember (it's...

I currently have:
password I can't remember (it's in my password manager, only accessible from my local computer)
password I can remember that requires 2fa (totp on phone)
password I can remember...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Jul 2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 36,840
Posted By glass
"If you're currently using our "alternate logins"...

"If you're currently using our "alternate logins" system, you will need to migrate to the new system sometime in the next month. We will be removing all old-style "alternate logins" on 31st...
Forum: FastMail Forum 21 Jun 2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,383
Posted By glass
Long answer: Various fastmail (sub)domains use...

Long answer: Various fastmail (sub)domains use that 99:5D:41 cert. It's a non-EV, wildcard (*.fastmail.com) cert.

The B8:5F:6A EV cert is only valid for {www,beta,classic}.fastmail.com.

What can...
Forum: FastMail Forum 10 Jun 2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,963
Posted By glass
I wrote a rant a few weeks ago after getting...

I wrote a rant a few weeks ago after getting frustrated with useless DMARC failures: http://emaildiscussions.com/showpost.php?p=594182&postcount=12

The sieve rule I posted there has been working...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 May 2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,173
Posted By glass
Ignoring DMARC failure

I've given up on DMARC. It's completely useless as too many domains have incorrect policies, even ones who should know better**. After three weeks the false positive rate for messages that have...
Forum: FastMail Forum 20 May 2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,823
Posted By glass
For anyone who doesn't want to have to use custom...

For anyone who doesn't want to have to use custom CSS or styling rules, if you're using Chrome or Firefox, the "uBlock Origin" addon can be used to prevent Fastmail from loading webfonts which will...
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