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Category: Email security


Email security, Security

An email attack can end up costing you over $1 million

February 10, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

75% of the organizations had fallen victim to at least one successful email attack in the last 12 months, with those affected facing average potential costs of more than $1 million for their most expensive attack, according to a new […]


Email security, Security

Cybercriminals exploit volatile job market for targeted email attacks

February 9, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

Between July–December 2022, the median open rate for text-based business email compromise (BEC) attacks was nearly 28%, according to Abnormal Security. Business email and supply chain compromise as attack strategies Additionally, of the malicious emails that were read, an average […]


Email security, Security

PK Secure Email helps users discover sensitive information in email communication

January 26, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

PKWARE has released its newest data discovery and protection solution, PK Secure Email. This Microsoft Outlook add-in automatically discovers sensitive information in email message body, subject line, and attachment and prompts policy-driven protection actions upon sending. Email is a staple […]


Email security, Security

Cloudflare unveils several email security and data protection tools

January 12, 2023

Via: Help Net Security

Cloudflare announced several new zero trust email security solutions, compatible with any email provider, to protect employees from multichannel phishing attacks, prevent sensitive data being exfiltrated via email, and help businesses speed up and simplify deployments. Now, Cloudflare is providing […]


Email security, Security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Rackspace Sunsets Email Service Downed in Ransomware Attack

January 6, 2023

Via: Dark Reading

Rackspace has completed its forensic investigation into the Dec. 2 ransomware attack that took down its Hosted Exchange Email service and announced that it will discontinue that offering and transition it to cloud-based Microsoft 365. The company said it has […]


Email security, Security

Gmail launches a big security update, but you might not get it yet

December 19, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Google has become the latest company to roll out an encryption upgrade, revealing it Gmail email service is set to get full end-to-end encryption (E2EE) support, but not all users will be able to get it. In an update on […]


Email security, Privacy protection, Security

Armorblox Custom Role-Based Access Controls protects sensitive data

December 19, 2022

Via: Net Security

Armorblox announced the addition of Custom Role-Based Access Controls to its cloud-delivered email security platform to maintain data compliance and reduce data blindspots for individuals across the organization. Not all emails are created equal. On the inbound threat side, attackers […]


Email security, Security

The Evolution of Business Email Compromise

November 30, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

In 2012, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) began investigating an influx of reported fraud incidents involving threat actors rerouting payments to attacker-controlled accounts. In these incidents, victims received seemingly legitimate emails containing requests to alter scheduled payments. The […]


Email security, Security

Abnormal Security Posture Management offers protection against email platform attacks

November 16, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Abnormal Security has released Security Posture Management, its newest addition to the product portfolio as the company progresses toward delivering the cloud email security. The latest innovation protects customers from emerging email platform attacks that are increasing in volume and […]


Email security, Security

Top enterprise email threats and how to counter them

November 15, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

A research from Tessian, the State of Email Security Report, found that enterprise email is now the No. 1 threat vector for cyberattacks. According to the report, 94% of organizations experienced a spear phishing or impersonation attack, and 92% suffered […]


Email security, Security

Researchers Say Microsoft Office 365 Uses Broken Email Encryption to Secure Messages

October 17, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

New research has disclosed what’s being called a security vulnerability in Microsoft 365 that could be exploited to infer message contents due to the use of a broken cryptographic algorithm. “The [Office 365 Message Encryption] messages are encrypted in insecure […]


Email security, Security

Microsoft Email Encryption Vulnerable to Structural Leaks

October 14, 2022

Via: DataBreach Today

Electronic Codebook encrypts repeated blocks of information with the same ciphertext – meaning that in the supposedly impenetrable gibberish encryption uses to protect information from prying eyes, patterns may emerge. “You can have the correct cipher, a really secure way […]


Email security, Security

Mass email campaign with a pinch of targeted spam

September 23, 2022

Via: Securelist

Most mass malicious mailing campaigns are very primitive and hardly diverse, with the content limited to several sentences offering the user to download archives that supposedly contain some urgent bills or unpaid fines. The email messages may contain no signatures […]


Email security, Security

N-able Private Portal adds an extra layer of security for sensitive and business-critical emails

September 9, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

N-able has introduced Private Portal, an extra layer of email security to help protect critical business data, to N-able Mail Assure. Private Portal, included with Mail Assure free of charge, sends a notification to recipients when they receive an email […]


Email security, Security

Business Email Compromise: Secret Service on How to Respond

August 31, 2022

Via: DataBreach Today

Ransomware gets the headlines, and phishing sets off the most alerts, but business email compromise costs enterprises the most – more than $43 billion since 2016. U.S. Secret Service agents Stephen Dougherty and Michael Johns discuss the criticality of rapid […]


Email security, Security

Why business email compromise still tops ransomware for total losses

August 24, 2022

Via: CSO Online

While businesses are busy trying to protect themselves against ransomware attacks that spark headlines news, threat actors are sticking to one of the oldest and most effective hacking techniques—business email compromise (BEC). Enterprise security has skewed toward ransomware in recent […]


Email security, Security

Fugitive Arrested After 3 Years on Charges Related to BEC Scheme

August 17, 2022

Via: Security Week

Indicted in 2019, Fombe was a fugitive for three years until he was arrested on August 6. He is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, and with aggravated identity theft. The man, aged 36, has been […]


Email security, Security, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Product showcase: Group-IB Unified Risk Platform

July 1, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

The cyber threat landscape has intensified. Threat actors are organized and professionalized, with ransomware gangs outsourcing the first step of their operations to Initial Access Brokers. This alliance has proven profitable for both sides, as the illegal sale of initial […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Watch out for the email that says “You have a new voicemail!”

June 22, 2022

Via: Malwarebytes

A phishing campaign is using voicemail notification messages to go after victims’ Office 365 credentials. According to researchers at ZScaler, the campaign uses spoofed emails with an HTML attachment that contains encoded javascript. The email claims that you have a […]


Email security, Security

Cloudflare One enhancements strengthen zero trust security for organizations

June 21, 2022

Via: Help Net Security

Cloudflare announced several new capabilities for Cloudflare One, its zero trust SASE platform, making it the only cloud-native zero trust solution with global network scale. New features for Cloudflare One include sophisticated email security protection, data loss prevention tools, cloud […]