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The way you write your emails could now stop BEC scams, thanks to AI
The way people write their emails could be the new weapon that detects malicious email threats - and that’s exactly what Trend Micro is counting on.
New study shows email security systems not up to scratch as malicious emails pour in
“Emails ranging from opportunistic spam, targeted impersonation attacks and unknown malware are getting through incumbent email security systems."
Cyber attackers still using oldest tricks in the book - yet they're still so good at hiding
Attackers are swift to ramp up the volume of attempts to break through defences once they find an effective technique.
Ingram Micro Australia adds RPost email security to cloud marketplace
Ingram Micro Australia will be offering RPost’s email security, compliance, and productivity services to Australian channel partners.
Sink or swim: How your organisation can avoid phishing scams
With longer hours comes wearier brains, and a workforce more susceptible to being victimised by scammers.
1/4 of email attacks result in employee termination - survey
IT decision makers indicate that 82% of boards are concerned about email fraud but only 40% of organisations have full visibility into them.
Mimecast takes leap into A/NZ with local channel hires
“Watch this space,” says Mimecast country manager in anticipation of a “raft of announcements” for resellers in the coming year.
A guide to staying one step ahead of modern email attackers
Email serves as an organisations’ communicative lifeblood, thus making it the most critical vector for an assortment of threats.
Criminals abuse email attachments to cash in on 'booming' black market for stolen passwords
“Attackers are attempting to encourage the recipient to open the attachment by using urgent language to make the message appear important."
Scammers disguise ASIC spam campaigns through genuine email marketing firm
Scammers abused an online email marketing company to send spam that appear to be from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).
Gone phishin’ - sidestepping the bait in scam emails
What makes people click on scam emails, and how can we educate them against opening themselves (and their organisations) up to vulnerabilities?
Proofpoint spends $284m to acquire email security leader
Proofpoint will hand over US$225 million (AU$284 million) as part of a deal that will help the company continue its journey into phishing prevention.
Microsoft Dynamics brandjacked in latest wave of email scams
Microsoft Dynamics is one of the latest applications to have its branding mimicked through phishing attacks that collect Microsoft login credentials.
Malware attacks could be linked with Asia's geopolitical events - report
Cyber attacks and geopolitical events in Asia may go hand in hand, according to Comodo’s first annual Global Malware Report for 2017.
New email spam campaign ditches traditional Office macro infection tactic
A new wave of spam emails use Microsoft Office documents to download password stealers without having to activate Macros.
Australian real estate agents & buyers targeted in email hacking scam
Real estate agents and home buyers in Victoria are being targeted in a possible email hacking scam that has caused losses of more than $200,000.
Huge increase in email-borne attacks requires new thinking
More than 205 billion emails are sent and received every day with that number increasing every year - something hackers are keenly aware of.
Know the enemy before preparing defence: An in-depth look at phishing
All too often organisations believe that spam filters are sufficient or that employees can always tell the difference.