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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]
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]

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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?
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.