Category: Email security

Email security, Hacker, Security, Threats & Malware

Italian email provider hacked, data of 600k users available for sale

April 7, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The Italian email provider has been hacked, the company admitted the incident while a hacker group named NN Hacking Group is offering the stolen data for sale on the dark web. The group shared a series of snapshots on […]

Email security, Security

How to prepare Microsoft Office and Windows for ransomware and email attacks

April 1, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The headlines make it clear that we are in unusual times. Working from home will be the new norm for many of us for the near term at least. As IT and security teams work to meet the challenge of […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Cyber threats spike during coronavirus pandemic

March 31, 2020

Via: The Hill

Cyber threats to both the health care sector and average Americans have surged as hackers look to take advantage of the panic and chaos caused by the coronavirus crisis. Major agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) […]

Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

Phishing is a huge concern among security decision-makers and influencers

March 16, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

A serious disconnect exists between how decision makers (i.e., CISOs, CIOs and CEOs), and security practitioners (i.e., IT managers and directors, security architects and security operations analysts) perceive phishing prevention, according to a research by Ironscales. The research is based […]

Email security, Security

Your email provider might be selling your personal data

February 11, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Popular email applications like Edison, CleanFox and Slice have been accused of selling information scraped from users’ inboxes without their knowledge. According to a report from Motherboard, the information collected by Edison was sold to companies involved in different businesses […]

Email security, Security

Presidential campaigns taking email security more seriously–not so much at the local level

February 10, 2020

Via: CSO Online

The 2020 election season got off to what could be a record-setting rocky start with delays in the reporting of the Iowa caucus results due to a poorly developed app. The failure of the mobile IowaReporterApp developed for the Democratic […]

Email security, Security

With email security, some things can’t be outsourced

January 29, 2020

Via: CSO Online

While outsourcing email is right for many, if not most, enterprises, it’s not enough to ensure both inbound and especially outbound email is secure. For example, outsourcing email would not prevent this from happening: “Dear [FirstName] [LastName],” the email reads, […]

Email security

Why the 2020 US presidential election is still vulnerable to foreign interference

January 8, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

With the international political situation becoming increasingly fraught and divisive, it is hard to ignore the shadow of foreign interference looming over electoral proceedings around the world. Not only are the US elections arguably some of the most influential on […]

Email security, Phishing

Hackers go phishing for the holidays

December 18, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s busy – at work and at home. That includes cybercriminals, too. In fact, the holiday season is when busy, distracted people tend to be especially vulnerable to phishing attacks. Just one click on […]

Email security

Microsoft demystifies email attack campaigns targeting organizations

December 10, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Email is the attackers’ preferred method for gaining a foothold into organizations. Campaign views, a new type of report available to some Microsoft enterprise customers, allows security teams to see how successful specific email attack campaigns have been at compromising […]