Category: Email security

Email security, Security

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks take phishing to the next level

July 15, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Business email compromise definition Business email compromise (BEC) defines targeted, email-based cyberattacks that seek to trick victims into exposing company information/systems access, handing over money or to perform other acts that negatively impact the business. Better researched and crafted compared […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

4 steps to prevent spear phishing

June 16, 2021

Via: CSO Online

It seems like not a day goes by without another ransomware attack making headlines. And where do many of these attacks start? In your users’ email inboxes. By now you know that your users are both your first line of […]

Email security, Security

Email Protection Firm Material Security Raises $40 Million

May 27, 2021

Via: Security Week

Founded in 2017, the Redwood City, California-based company is focused on protecting email accounts both before and after compromise. Material Security launched its full product portfolio in 2020 and claims to have seen tremendous growth over the past year, nearly […]

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

Microsoft Warns of Data Stealing Malware That Pretends to Be Ransomware

May 21, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Microsoft on Thursday warned of a “massive email campaign” that’s pushing a Java-based STRRAT malware to steal confidential data from infected systems while disguising itself as a ransomware infection. “This RAT is infamous for its ransomware-like behavior of appending the […]

Email security, Security

Alaska Courts Restore Email, Lack Answers on Cyber Attack

May 12, 2021

Via: Security Week

The court system, in a statement, said it doesn’t know who was behind the attack, why the court system was targeted or how long it will be before services are fully back online. It says it does not believe personal […]

Email security, Security

Users increasingly putting password security best practices into play

May 4, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

While there is awareness of password security best practices, there is still work to be done to put that awareness to full use, a Bitwarden survey reveals. While Americans are more likely to report being affected by a data breach […]

Email security, Security

How to Test and Improve Your Domain’s Email Security?

April 26, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

No matter which type of business you are in, whether small, medium, or large, email has become an irrefutable tool for communicating with your employees, partners, and customers. Emails are sent and received each day in bulk by companies from […]

Email security, Security

MP told to ditch official email over hacking fears

April 13, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Member of parliament and Foreign Affairs Committee chair Tom Tugendhat has made the claim that the UK’s intelligence services unofficially told him to stop using his official parliamentary email in favour of Google’s Gmail service over concerns that the government’s […]

Email security, Security

How to Effectively Prevent Email Spoofing Attacks in 2021?

March 29, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Email spoofing is a growing problem for an organization’s security. Spoofing occurs when a hacker sends an email that appears to have been sent from a trusted source/domain. Email spoofing is not a new concept. Defined as “the forgery of […]

Data loss, Email security, Security, Threats & Malware

Data Breach Saga: What You Need To Know About The Cit0day Data Leak

March 26, 2021

Via: Hot for Security

Fact: In November 2020, a database containing over 200 million usernames and passwords was leaked in the infamous Cit0day breach. According to researchers, the leak included both new and previously breached login credentials from over 23,600 websites. Was your data […]