Category: Email security

Email security

Endpoint Protection: Spotting the Cyber Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

July 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

When I worked as a Principal Researcher at RSA Labs around year 2000, I was tasked to identify what might affect our revenue stream. “Anything,” I thought. Upon further reflection, I argued that criminals would start trying to steal passwords […]

Email security, Phishing

Protecting your email against phishing attacks

July 19, 2017

Via: Panda Security

Email is one of the most popular ways people stay in touch, for both at work and at home. One report found that there were 205 billion emails sent every day in 2015 – and this is expected to rise […]

Email security

Business Email Compromise: Attackers Strike Back

June 30, 2017

Via: DataBreach Today

In the wake of the surge in business email compromise incidents, many organizations have implemented new anti-phishing controls. But the attackers are countering the counter-measures, says Agari’s Wes Dobry. What is the best response? In a video interview at Information […]

Email security

End-to-end email encryption with no central point of attack

June 16, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

A seamless, easy-to-use, and secure end-to-end encrypted business collaboration tool with no central point of attack is a holy grail for every business, and Boston-based security company PreVeil believes they have the right solution on hand. “The idea of PreVeil […]

Email security

New Machine Learning Behind Early Phishing Detection in Gmail

June 1, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Cybercrime and state-sponsored advanced attacks continue to cling to email as a primary distribution vehicle for first-stage malware. Phishing campaigns thrive in targeted attacks, and criminals have even resuscitated old-school macro malware in attachments to gain that initial foothold on […]

Email security, Phishing

Majority of workers blindly open email attachments

May 4, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

The vast majority (82 percent) of users open email attachments if they appear to be from a known contact, despite the prevalence of well-known sophisticated social engineering attacks, according to Glasswall. Of these respondents, 44 percent open these email attachments […]

Email security, Vulnerabilities

SNMP Authentication Bypass Plagues Numerous Devices

April 28, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) embedded in some Internet connected devices allows an attacker to bypass authentication by simply sending random values in specific requests, security researchers have discovered. SNMP is a popular protocol for network management that features […]

Email security

House staffers to get training on social media, email security

April 26, 2017

Via: The Hill

House staffers on Wednesday will receive training on how to protect social media and email accounts, the first of a series of meetings on the topic. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public/private partnership, will begin an initiative to […]

Email security

Use Email to Manage Threat Intelligence Collections

April 10, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

We’ve talked before about coping with scrap paper overload, and it would seem to follow that overwhelming email inboxes might also impede the consumption of information about threats to your organization. But what if you could make email work for […]

Email security

Why isn’t US military email protected by standard encryption tech?

April 7, 2017

Via: Naked Security

One of the United States Senate’s most tech-savvy members is asking why much of the US military’s email still isn’t protected by standard STARTTLS encryption technology. Last month, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) shared his concerns with DISA, the federal organization […]