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Fake blackmail campaign hits Aussie inboxes
Stay Smart Online has issued a warning to Australians about a spam scare campaign currently hitting inboxes.
Internet Solutions scoops two awards at Mimecast South Africa Partner Awards
“Internet Solutions has once again excelled at helping its customers tackle evolving email threats like ransomware and impersonation fraud in email."
Nearly a quarter of ‘unsafe’ emails getting through to user inboxes
There is a continuous challenge of securing organisations from malicious attachments, dangerous files type, impersonation attacks as well as spam.
Scammers hijack MYOB brand in malicious email scams
MYOB users are being warned to watch out for a malware phishing scam targeting inboxes this week.
SMX rolls out email security for Office 365, Gmail & third party integration
"SMX has been receiving a growing volume of enquiries from Microsoft Office 365 customers looking to upgrade their email threat protection."
SonicWall CEO says it's an 'exciting time' as security reaches new heights
It has been seven months since SonicWall split from Dell. CEO Bill Conner says it's an exciting time for the company: Here's what it has been up to.
Because you’re ‘oh so time-poor’, Gmail launches AI-powered Smart Reply
When you’re emailing on the go, it can be cumbersome & time-consuming to reply to all or even some of them - which is what Smart Reply is here to fix.
Impersonation attacks rise 400% as email security struggles to keep up
"If a CISO isn’t reviewing its email security solution on a 12-18 month basis, they may be surprised at what threats are getting into inboxes."
Spark’s Xtra email completes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider
Spark and SMX now have over 800,000 Xtra email accounts up and running on the new email platform.
What makes the Cerber ransomware so agile?
The Cerber ransomware has been one of the most nimble, varied and dominant malware strains on the market — almost neck-and-neck with Locky.
Internet users still trust big email providers - despite major breaches
Internet users still trust global email providers like Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook but don’t know quite as much about privacy-focused services.
Criminals on a mission of ambition and disruption, says Symantec
Ransomware attackers are increasing their ransoms; more emails are containing malicious links; and disruption is the word of the day.
Dridex email campaign hits Australia: Patch your MS Office software now
Proofpoint issues critical alert to Microsoft Office users to patch their software after Dridex email malware hits Australia.
Dridex banking trojan targets Australian organisations
Proofpoint has detected a massive spike in Dridex banking trojans that are targeting Australian organisations.
Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
Security experts find critical vulnerabilities in SAP’s mail systems
“The impact of these vulnerabilities can be severe for SAP customers that use the inbound mail processing functionality."
In depth: Mimecast talks email security, insider threats and human firewalls
“The bottom line is, internally generated email, whether staying inside or going out, needs to be part of every organisation’s threat detection."
Menlo Security uncovers sophisticated spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise
Existing security solutions failed to detect a sophisticated and dangerous spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise, Menlo Security says.
Retarus bolsters its e-mail security services in Asia and around the world
The company is doing so to identify recipients of previously unknown malware, what they call “Patient Zeros”.
Xtra mail cuts support for outdated email clients; warns customers to upgrade
Spark has warned Xtra Email customers that they may be facing outages and problems receiving Xtra mail if they’re using out-of-date mail clients.
Kiwi-made email app in the Bosch spotlight
Bosch has partnered with Kiwi-made Speaking Email, an app that reads emails aloud enabling drivers to check their emails while driving.
Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now
This week has been 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week. We must educate everyone we know, because we're all targets now.
Outlook.com updates website for 'bolder and smarter' email experience
Outlook.com has had a makeover, bringing what it calls a 'bolder, smarter' look to the website.
Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in
Gemalto called 2014 'the year of mega breaches'. Digital Shadows comments on breach severity factors. TeleSign recommends two-factor authentication.