Donate to Remove ads

Got a credit card? use our Credit Card & Finance Calculators

Thanks to stockton,Anonymous,bruncher,niord,gvonge, for Donating to support the site

Privacy Concerns with Email Trackers?

Seek assistance with all types of tech. - computer, phone, TV, heating controls etc.
Posts: 1
Joined: May 15th, 2024, 6:46 am

Privacy Concerns with Email Trackers?


Postby Nolan » May 15th, 2024, 2:13 pm

Hi ! I've read about an email tracker that claims to respect user privacy by not storing or reading email content. While they mention undergoing independent security reviews, I'm still a bit skeptical. How secure are these email tracking tools in practice? Can anyone share insights on potential privacy risks or their experiences with the security measures these services claim to have?

Lemon Slice
Posts: 359
Joined: June 12th, 2018, 9:27 pm
Has thanked: 92 times
Been thanked: 135 times

Re: Privacy Concerns with Email Trackers?


Postby formoverfunction » May 15th, 2024, 4:19 pm

You might find this interesting: ... token.html

It's a detailed site about how you can create simple trackers in a whole range of documents or interactions.

You can even create your own canary tokens on this page.

Personally, I always open documents in an offline only client, so pdf's etc in a browser in offline mode.

Or by using something like Firejail, a security sandbox for Linix, that you can simply open documents as --net=none or within it's own "home".

Not quite email, but it's an interesting read.

My email? something with a very low profile like mutt or set to limit as much as possible tracking.

Tuta are a German company providing email, their blog contains lots of interesting article about inbox security etc.

Return to “Technology - Computers, TV, Phones etc.”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests