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Russia-linked hackers leaked private correspondence between International Olympic Committee officials in response to Russia being banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games [Read More]
DMARC implemented on roughly half of US government domains as a result of a DHS directive, but only 16% quarantine or reject unauthenticated emails [Read More]
The Necurs botnet ended the year sending tens of millions of spam emails daily as part of massive ransomware distribution campaigns. [Read More]
Facebook introduces simple new security feature to help users check if the emails they receive are legitimate or part of a phishing campaign [Read More]
Nigerian national David Chukwuneke Adindu sentenced by a U.S. court to 41 months in prison for his role in BEC scams [Read More]
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]

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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?