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Category: Email security


Email security, Security

Business email compromise is a top concern for banks

February 19, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Bottomline and Strategic Treasurer released the results of a survey that gathered details about corporate and banking experiences, actions and plans regarding fraud. Results show that the pandemic accelerated both the threat of fraud and the response to it, with […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Email security, Security

Finnish Officials Investigate Hack of Lawmakers’ Email

December 29, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Finnish police and parliament officials are investigating a security incident that happened earlier this year in which attackers gained access to internal IT networks and appear to have compromised lawmakers’ email accounts. The strike appears to have taken place sometime […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

14 tips to prevent business email compromise

December 16, 2020

Via: CSO Online

I recently received an interesting email from a business that my firm has worked with. The content of the message was supposedly an electronic fax. I knew the email was suspect just based on how the electronic fax was handled. […]


Email security, Security

FBI Warns of Auto-Forwarding Email Rules Abused for BEC Scams

December 3, 2020

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals are exploiting the mass shift to telework during the COVID-19 pandemic to conduct malicious operations, including BEC scams that are more likely to succeed due to the targeting of an email rule forwarding vulnerability. In 2019, BEC losses surpassed […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

‘Return to Office’ Phishing Emails Aim to Steal Credentials

November 30, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Researchers at Abnormal Security have uncovered a credential-stealing phishing campaign that spoofs internal company memos concerning returning to the office. The ongoing campaign is believed to have targeted about 100,000 inboxes, bypassing Google G Suite email security, the researchers say. […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

MPs subjected to over 22 million malicious email attacks in 2020

November 23, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

The number of malicious spam or phishing emails targeting the inboxes of Westminster MPs has risen by 60% in the space of just a year to an average of 2,790,182 attacks every month, according to data obtained through a Freedom […]


Email security, Security

Gone phishing: workplace email security in five steps

October 6, 2020

Via: Naked Security

How many work emails have you sent and received today? Despite the rise of workplace chat and instant messaging apps, for many of us email continues to dominate business communications both internally and externally. Unfortunately, email is also the most […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

9 top anti-phishing tools and services

September 22, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Phishing ranks low on the list of cyberattacks in terms of technological sophistication. Even more sophisticated phishing variants like spear phishing (focused and often personalized phishing attacks) and whaling (phishing attacks focused on high-profile or high-dollar targets) are focused more […]


Email security, Security

New Microsoft 365 defaults, Application Guard beta add email protections

September 16, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Microsoft is pushing out more Microsoft 365 security settings that will increase security by default. You need to assess some of these settings for their impact on your business processes. One of the new Microsoft 365 defaults has to do […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Phishing scam targets Lloyds Bank customers

September 4, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Customers of Lloyds Bank are being targeted by a phishing scam that is currently hitting email and text message inboxes. Legal firm Griffin Law has alerted people to the scam after being made aware of about 100 people who have […]