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IBM researchers believe Shamoon used macro-enabled documents and PowerShell scripts to infect victims [Read More]
Spoofed emails could easily land in user’s Gmail inboxes without even warning them of suspicious activity, security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
An update released recently for MailStore Server patches XSS and open redirect vulnerabilities classified as “critical” [Read More]
Google announced that JavaScript (.js) file attachments will be blocked by Gmail starting with February 13 for security reasons [Read More]
Lavabit is recommencing operations on a new secure end-to-end communications platform, Lavabit owner Ladar Levison announced. [Read More]
Secure email provider ProtonMail launches Tor hidden service to help users fight censorship and surveillance [Read More]
Cure53 audited the Dovecot email server via the Mozilla SOS program and found only three minor security issues [Read More]
Gmail phishing attack: cybercriminals use cleverly designed URLs and they immediately access the hacked accounts [Read More]
24-year-old man from North Carolina pleads guilty to hacking the online accounts of U.S. government officials [Read More]
Hardware bitcoin wallet KeepKey informs customers of data breach. Funds and sensitive information not at risk [Read More]

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Tal Be'ery's picture
In this column, Tal analyzes the technical details of the DKIM vulnerability, evaluates possible implications of the exploit, and points to some general lessons.
Alan Wlasuk's picture
Let’s look at what e-mail hacking is really all about and why it could be much more painful than just having to sort through our spouse’s energy drink messages.
Greg Olsen's picture
Transport Layer Security is a means of securing the transmission of email between two MTAs (mail transfer agents). In this column, I’ve highlighted some of the other things that can be done with TLS besides this opportunistic encryption of email.
Greg Olsen's picture
Inbound email to your firm containing important communications related to revenue or customer service could be blocked by your own anti-spam software. How can you prevent against false positives?
Greg Olsen's picture
Interest in Converged Infrastructure solutions has been surging due to the demands of cloud computing. This trend toward Converged Infrastructure has important implications for the email security IT infrastructure.
Greg Olsen's picture
Thinking of migrating mailboxes to a cloud provider? The email backbone is an important architectural tool when dealing with the migration of email mailboxes and maintaining email integrity during the migration process.
Greg Olsen's picture
These best practices for DKIM can help you get more email delivered and lower the likelihood that a message will be categorized as spam.
Greg Olsen's picture
The driver for choosing SaaS as a deployment model is typically cost. But SaaS as a model for CRM can have a downside when it comes to email—the potential for deliverability problems.
Greg Olsen's picture
One of the best ways to optimize security for messaging infrastructure is to leverage the power of something already deployed—the corporate directory.
Greg Olsen's picture
Enterprises today need to not only understand how Data Leak Prevention (DLP) impacts their organization, but also need to be aware of DLP specifically as it relates to email.