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Critical remote code execution vulnerabilities in PHPMailer and SwiftMailer are caused by design flaws in PHP, researcher says [Read More]
The developers of the PHPMailer email-sending library have patched a critical flaw that can be exploited for remote code execution [Read More]
A command execution vulnerability in the Roundcube webmail software allows hackers to hijack systems by sending an email [Read More]
A flaw in Office 365 could have been exploited by attackers to send out fake Microsoft emails and bypass spam filters [Read More]
Cisco has patched 9 vulnerabilities in its Email Security Appliances, including three high severity DoS issues [Read More]
A recently spotted spam campaign was using Message (.MSG) file attachments to infect users with the infamous Zbot banking Trojan, Trustwave security researchers say. [Read More]
Vulnerabilities found by researchers in the Dell SonicWALL Email Security product can be exploited by hackers to take over appliances [Read More]
Users resetting their Yahoo! passwords might also want to check the list of authorized apps and devices, because iOS Mail will continue to have access to the account even after a password reset, researchers discovered. [Read More]
As new IPv4 addresses are more and more difficult to come by, spammers are increasingly hijacking existing IP address ranges for their nefarious purposes. [Read More]
Many say that Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server breached rules about protecting classified documents from cyber attack and may have amounted to a crime. [Read More]

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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.
Greg Olsen's picture
DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) was created as an Internet standard method of instilling trust back in email. These best practices around DKIM verification outline what organizations should consider in order to trust email and prevent phishing.