Do you have a laposte.net email address, and since the end of April, you can no longer access your mailbox if you are not connected from your computer? The reason is simple and logical, details : This service has been disabled. Whether from an email software or another application, you will probably encounter this message if you try to connect: “For security reasons, the POP and IMAP protocols are temporarily closed. Your email remains accessible from this page or by the Laposte.net mobile application”.
The user is therefore sent to a link on the official La Poste website. It is therefore impossible to consult your mail via the Apple Mail application, Windows Mail or even Thunderbird, explain our colleagues. Invited to react on this specific problem, La Poste responded to . It specifies that the “security of user data is the priority of the laposte.net teams.” A decision that was taken following “detection of abnormal behavior in attempts to access email accounts”. It was the laposte.net surveillance services that discovered these hacking attempts.