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Email security

Emailed Cyberattack Targets 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

January 9, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

More than 300 organizations associated with the 2018 Olympics have been hit with a targeted email campaign. A fileless malware campaign was discovered targeting organizations associated with the upcoming 2018 winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, report analysts […]


Email security, Malware, Phishing

Facebook Launches New Anti-Phishing Feature

December 21, 2017

Via: Security Week

Facebook announced on Wednesday the introduction of a new security feature designed to help users check if the emails they receive are legitimate or if they have been sent by cybercriminals. When it detects a suspicious login attempt or a […]


Email security, Vulnerabilities

Critical Code Execution Flaw Found in Exim

November 28, 2017

Via: Security Week

Serious vulnerabilities that can be exploited for remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks have been found in the popular mail transfer agent (MTA) software Exim. Exim is an open source MTA for Unix systems created at the University of […]


Email security, Network security

Why you should fear phishing more than data breaches

November 13, 2017

Via: CSO Online

For some people, Google controls most of their identity online, and losing access to that critical account could be devastating. A recent study from Google and UC Berkeley examined the various ways accounts are compromised, and determined that phishing attacks […]


Email security

Thirty Percent of CEO Email Accounts Exposed in Breaches: Study

October 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

Thirty percent of CEOs from the world’s largest organizations have had their company email address and password stolen from a breached service. Given the continuing tendency for users to employ simple passwords and reuse the same passwords across multiple accounts, […]


Email security, Network security

Google Advanced Protection Trades Ease-of-Use for Security

October 19, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Government officials and journalists who use Google services were the first to be invited to use advanced Gmail account security services announced Tuesday. Experts say it’s no security panacea, but tools provided under the Google banner called Advanced Protection empower […]


Email security

Google Bolsters Security for Select Groups

October 18, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Business leaders, political campaign teams, journalists, and other high-risk groups will receive advanced email and account protection. Google is launching an “advanced protection program” that aims to offer greater email and account protection to journalists, business leaders, political campaign teams, […]


Email security

Phishing Emails that Invoke Fear, Urgency, Get the Most Clicks

October 12, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

The most commonly clicked phishing emails include urgent calls to action, or exploit victims’ desire for popularity. If an employee receives an email about a data breach, chances are they’re going to click. If an “important” or “urgent” message arrives […]


Email security

New research details the privacy implications of email tracking

October 2, 2017

Via: CSO Online

How many times a day do you check email? We know that web trackers snoop and stalk us when we surf, but the same could be said of email tracking. In fact, it’s much more intense than you likely realized […]


Email security

Adobe Accidentally Posts Private PGP Key

September 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

Adobe’s product security incident response team (PSIRT) accidentally published a private PGP key on its blog. The compromised key was quickly revoked and a new key was generated after the incident came to light. Adobe PSIRT updated its PGP key […]