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Netherlands-based security firm Fox-IT revealed that it was the victim of an MitM attack after hackers changed DNS records at its domain registrar [Read More]
Mailsploit vulnerabilities allow email spoofing and code injection attacks against over 30 email apps [Read More]
Critical remote code execution vulnerability found in Exim, a popular mail transfer agent (MTA) running on hundreds of thousands of mail servers [Read More]
Secure email services provider ProtonMail introduces new encrypted contacts manager to help users protect their address book [Read More]
Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to acquire messaging security firm Cloudmark for $110 million in cash. [Read More]
The Russia-linked threat group known as Fancy Bear has abused Google’s Blogspot service in phishing attacks [Read More]
Vera announces Vera for Mail, a new product that allows organizations to protect and even recall emails [Read More]
30% of the CEOs from some of the world’s largest organizations had their official email address and password compromised in a third-party breach [Read More]
Russia-linked cyberspy group APT28 using NATO’s CyCon cybersecurity conference to trick users into installing malware [Read More]
DHS orders all federal agencies to implement DMARC, but Agari says currently only 9% have fully implemented the system [Read More]

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Markus Jakobsson's picture
Endpoint protection will never be able to catch up with “known wolves,” but machine learning and artificial perception can change the rules of engagement with models of “known good.”
Erin O’Malley's picture
Conventional email security solutions may defend against spam, viruses, and malware, but they don’t defend against ignorance or egregious stupidity.
Bill Sweeney's picture
As data moves online, social engineering techniques have become far more personalized, technologically advanced and ultimately successful.
Travis Greene's picture
Yahoo's “Account Key” uses push notifications to their Yahoo Mail app on mobile devices. Will this securely replace passwords and two-factor authentication?
Travis Greene's picture
In the case of Hilary Clinton's personal email server, we know that Top Secret information was transmitted over a network that likely wasn’t equipped to safeguard it. If her server was a target of foreign state actors, the implications are frightening.
Marc Solomon's picture
Today’s email-based attacks don’t occur at a single point in time and use multiple methods to evade detection. To bolster protection, organizations may turn to a set of disparate products that don’t – and can’t – work together.
Marc Solomon's picture
Recent high-profile security breaches at major retailers stem from the fact that in-store networks and their components are evolving and spawning a range of attack vectors.
Marc Solomon's picture
Many continue to click on links or attachments sent via email without taking any steps to verify the origin of the email or the validity of the link or attachment. It only takes one click to for an attacker to establish a foothold in the target’s systems.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Social engineering attacks can happen at any time. Here are some strategies you can use to help reduce the chances of a successful social engineering/phishing attack you or your organization.
Jon-Louis Heimerl's picture
Was the Mayan Apocalypse was a myth? Since I am a security geek, I just happen to talk about security a lot. What are some security myths I have heard in my conversations with some very bright people?