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Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Dec 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,863
Posted By DumbGuy
I'm pretty sure they've stated in their blog that...

I'm pretty sure they've stated in their blog that they never payout ransom demands. This is in the context of DDOS attacks, but I would assume it spills over to ransomware as well.
Forum: FastMail Forum 1 Nov 2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
I may be having some luck connecting in to...

I may be having some luck connecting in to webmail (and POP via desktop client) by connecting in from other countries via my VPN service. It's hard to say for sure, as FM access may be intermittent...
Forum: FastMail Forum 26 Oct 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
This has been my experience too, here in US...

This has been my experience too, here in US Pacific NW. Although, like mentioned by evfrson earlier, I'm still having issues with images not loading, or loading very slowly, in the webmail UI. (Not a...
Forum: FastMail Forum 24 Oct 2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
Runbox, 1 of the handful of small email providers...

Runbox, 1 of the handful of small email providers who got DDoS'd, posted the threat email they received to their blog:

https://blog.runbox.com/2021/10/runbox-is-under-attack-by-extortionists/
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
It's been up and down sporadically for me the...

It's been up and down sporadically for me the past few hours. I'm at my desktop and am glad I have POP setup on my account. When I notice access is temporarily restored, I download the latest batch...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Oct 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
It seems this is a new/second outage happening...

It seems this is a new/second outage happening now, beginning about 30mins ago.
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Oct 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
You probably mean when the 2FA code is sent by...

You probably mean when the 2FA code is sent by email. Yeah, sucks. But better if you use 2FA via TOTP/app, so it doesn't arrive via email or SMS/txt. But I guess not all websites/providers offer...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Oct 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
This reminds me of the DDOS attack a few years...

This reminds me of the DDOS attack a few years ago which hit FastMail along with ProtonMail and a few other independent email providers. I remember FM hustled to switch over to some mitigation...
Forum: FastMail Forum 22 Oct 2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,323
Posted By DumbGuy
There's an issue with FM webmail:...

There's an issue with FM webmail: https://www.fastmailstatus.com/

I'm seeing it myself here in USA West Coast, for about an hour now. Fwiw, I use Cloudflare DNS. I'll have to try other DNSs/ISPs....
Forum: FastMail Forum 7 Sep 2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,402
Posted By DumbGuy
I doubt it. I would figure they must hand over...

I doubt it. I would figure they must hand over everything they have access to, related to a specific IP/user/account/etc.


That article hints that something particularly unusual about that request...
Forum: FastMail Forum 6 Sep 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,402
Posted By DumbGuy
That (alleged) CS response from FM sounds...

That (alleged) CS response from FM sounds moderately reassuring.
I specifically took notice of "due to our existing measures to help customers stay aware of any hackers compromising their account,...
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 Sep 2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,402
Posted By DumbGuy
Understandable. I may go that route too. What...

Understandable. I may go that route too.



What are some email providers you'd consider migrating to ?
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Oct 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,104
Posted By DumbGuy
Thank you, Bill !

Thank you, Bill !
Forum: FastMail Forum 30 Oct 2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,104
Posted By DumbGuy
Thx for the follow-up on this! I'd love to know...

Thx for the follow-up on this! I'd love to know if FM specifically scrubs JS before display. Maybe I'll file a Support ticket to find out. (I searched the Help pages, but no luck there.)
Forum: FastMail Forum 28 Oct 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,104
Posted By DumbGuy
Question Webmail: Nefarious Javascript ?

I've been wondering... Is there a risk a bad actor can include nefarious javascript in an email, send it me/anyone, and then it executes while viewing the message in FastMail's webmail ?

All these...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Aug 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,662
Posted By DumbGuy
Thank you, BritTim. Makes sense now. Hmm... I...

Thank you, BritTim. Makes sense now.


Hmm... I think I'll pass on the browser extension and try to keep things simple here. I'll revert to Classic theme, as having those perpetual email header...
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Aug 2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,662
Posted By DumbGuy
Thanks for this. Where can I find my FastMail...

Thanks for this. Where can I find my FastMail stylus sheet? I'm not seeing it in FM Preferences.


Are you referring to a browser-based CSS file of some kind?
Forum: FastMail Forum 19 Aug 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,418
Posted By DumbGuy
Am wondering the same. I want to use Dark Theme,...

Am wondering the same. I want to use Dark Theme, and I've been on Classic for years. Having a permanent Show Details on each message is important to me.
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Jun 2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,699
Posted By DumbGuy
Agreed. I miss that option that FM used to offer.

Agreed. I miss that option that FM used to offer.
Forum: FastMail Forum 5 May 2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,846
Posted By DumbGuy
Thank you much for that supplementary info!

Thank you much for that supplementary info!
Forum: FastMail Forum 4 May 2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,846
Posted By DumbGuy
OP: Thanks so much for posting this! I'm quite...

OP: Thanks so much for posting this!


I'm quite familiar with "spf.messagingengine.com", as I specify it in my domains' SPF records, but what is "spfall.messagingengine.com"? I can't find mention of...
Forum: FastMail Forum 18 Dec 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,959
Posted By DumbGuy
I have a similar problem with other senders (I'm...

I have a similar problem with other senders (I'm not registered with Patreon).


I have a theory, but don't have time right now to explain.


But, quick question to those who have this mysterious...
Forum: FastMail Forum 29 Oct 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By DumbGuy
I'm having webmail access/refresh issues over the...

I'm having webmail access/refresh issues over the past 5 minutes. FastMail Status page not yet showing anything unusual. I'm in USA.
Forum: FastMail Forum 11 Oct 2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,729
Posted By DumbGuy
Is the poll regarding requesting outbound...

Is the poll regarding requesting outbound read-receipts from the recipient, or having FM acknowledge incoming read-receipt requests from a sender?


I'm assuming the poll is about the former, but...
Forum: FastMail Forum 23 Aug 2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By DumbGuy
And to whitelist the whole domain, add to...

And to whitelist the whole domain, add to Contacts: *@domainname.tld


Note that you'll also need to add, perhaps as additional email addresses in the same Contact entry, additional subdomains for...
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