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FBI Arrests 281 BEC Actors in Global “Operation reWired”

FBI arrested 281 individuals and seized $3.7 million from an international network of BEC scammers. The scammers resided mostly in Nigeria and the United States and managed to steal a total of...
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Adconion Employees Accused of IP Address Hijacking and Spamming

Four Adconion Media Group employees are now facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors. The individuals are accused of hijacking, fraudulently stealing, and buying IP addresses for spamming. Adconion has been under...
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What Do IT Professionals Think of Email Security in 2019?

660 IT professionals of all levels from around the world give their take on email security. People generally feel more confident today, but they are still highly afraid of BEC threats and...
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BEC Scams is a Continuously and Increasingly Escalating Problem

BEC scams have grown into a multi-billion problem right now, and it’s unlikely to stop soon. Many organizations are taking protective measures, but on the other side, many don’t. The scammers manage...
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ProtonMail Attacks Gmail Over False and Misleading Marketing Claims

ProtonMail dismantles Gmail’s confidentiality mode, saying its neither confidential nor private. The communications specialist also disintegrates Google’s expiration date promises. ProtonMail remains one of the few reliable choices for those who...
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Lawyer Accuses ProtonMail of Sharing Information with the Authorities

ProtonMail under fire by Swiss lawyer who claims they voluntarily give away user metadata. The service dismisses the claims and says they’ll only do this when ordered by a court. The...
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Top Ten Signs Which Indicate That You’re Reached by a BEC Scammer

If you see your own name in your inbox, maybe you should be careful with that message. Agari warns that BEC scammers start to take a more personalized approach to trick their...
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Popular Email Clients Are Vulnerable to Signature Spoofing Attacks

Quite a lot of the most widely used email clients are vulnerable to signature spoofing attacks. The relevant study shows different levels of resistance on various tests for flaws, so it depends...
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Google Brings AMP on Gmail Opening the Way for Interactive Emails

AMP emails will take user interactivity at an entirely new level, with clickable and moving elements in the content. Email marketers are cheering with joy, but many users are afraid this will...
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Legacy IMAP Cloud Email Accounts Under Massive Takeover Attack

Many thousands of cloud email account takeover attempts were detected in the past couple of months. Most of the targeted accounts use the IMAP protocol, resulting in high success rates for the...

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