I may be a little late to the party, but I was pleased to discover today that MailChimp – a popular online tool used by companies and individuals for managing email campaigns – has tightened up its security with a number of new features.
If you’ve never been involved in managing mailing lists, you might not be familiar with MailChimp. But it’s certainly made a name for itself both through its ease-of-use and strong branding courtesy of its chimp mascot.
In an email to its users, MailChimp explains that the new security features are “optional but strongly encouraged”:
* TXT and email security alerts: MailChimp can send your phone an SMS text message when it detects a login, attempted list download, or other change that might affect your account’s security. Email alerts are also available. More info…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.