Instances of business email compromise (BEC) – a targeted form of phishing in which attackers try to scam companies out of money or goods or trick employees into giving up sensitive info – have continued to increase, causing devastating impacts. Last year, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) reported $43 billion of global exposed […]
Microsoft is rolling out a new cloud-based message recall feature for Exchange Online, improving upon the classic recall feature in Outlook for Windows that was only successful half of the time. The feature, which is starting to roll out now to all Exchange Online tenants worldwide now through mid-March, is essentially an improvement of the […]
Google is bringing client-side encryption to Gmail on the web, giving Google Workspace users the ability to add more security to their emails and strengthen the confidentiality of their data. According to Google, Workspace Enterprise Plus, Education Plus and Education Standard customers are eligible to apply for the client-side encryption beta until Jan. 20, 2023. […]
U.S. agencies are warning organizations in the food and agriculture sector about recently observed incidents of business email compromise designed to steal shipments of food products and ingredients with hefty price tags. Instead of being used to directly steal money, these new campaigns are designed to spoof emails and domains to impersonate employees of legitimate […]
Enterprise email is now the top threat vector for cyberattacks, and 20% of advanced email attacks are breaking through cyber defenses, according to a new report from email security company Tessian. The report sheds new light on how email has remained the “lifeblood” of any organization’s communication tools despite the proliferation of messaging and videoconferencing […]
Similar to how cybercriminals jumped on the COVID-19 and used the pandemic as a useful phishing lure, attackers are exploiting the Ukraine crisis to conduct email-based donation scams, deploy malware and steal credentials. According to email security firm Tessian, researchers are seeing Ukrainian-themed phishing emails skyrocket, with new domains containing “Ukraine” up more than 200% […]
Most of the 2020 presidential hopefuls—including the sitting president—are not properly securing their email addresses.
By implementing machine-learning AI, Gmail is blocking 100 million more spam emails per day, demonstrating significant advancement in Google’s AI efforts.
Daughter and aide to Donald Trump reportedly used her personal emails in government-related matters, an event that echoes a scandal that carried Trump through his presidential election campaign.
Even though more employees are using “dead time” on a commute to catch up on emails, the boundary between the work and life balance is getting blurred.