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Got Employees Working From Home? How to Tighten Up Your Cyber Security

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Data Leak Prevention, Email Privacy, Email Management, Phishing, Email Server

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It’s OK, we understand. You thought you and your employees would all be safely back in the office by now. However, we’re all still adjusting to this new normal of exponentially more remote working – and exponentially more cyberattacks. Every day, hackers seek to exploit not only fear and insecurity caused by the pandemic, but the security loopholes created as more employees access their email and other work systems from remote devices. According to one report, streaming phishing sites saw an 85-percent increase from January to March, with more than 209 malicious websites being created every day. A record 25,000 confirmed phishing pages were created on March 19 alone!

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Don't Become a Victim of Common Email Scams in Healthcare

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Cybersecurity, Stop Spam Email, Phishing, Health Care Security

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It's just a fact of life: If there's email, there will always be spam. If you’re involved with email security for a healthcare organization, 2020 is absolutely the year you can’t afford not to take this seriously. The healthcare sector has become a major target for cyberattacks during the COVID-19 pandemic, and these attacks are successful so often that Becker’s Hospital Review publishes a monthly update on healthcare provider malware, ransomware and phishing incidents. The most recent list includes:

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Business Email Compromise Scams are Reminder to Educate Healthcare Users

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Spear Phishing, Email Spoofing, Phishing, Health Care Security

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Online scams are nothing new -- but as email has evolved and improved, so have scammers and the messages they send. Nefarious emails, attachments and links now appear sophisticated and look legitimate, sometimes tricking even the most meticulous user.

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Business Email Compromise Discussed on NPR’s Morning Edition

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Cybersecurity, Spear Phishing, Phishing, Email Security Best Practices

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business email compromiseEarlier this week, I heard an interesting interview on NPR’s Morning Edition with a recent victim of Business Email Compromise (BEC), a growing threat that uses social engineering to exploit human nature in order to divert massive amounts of money to cybercriminals.

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Recent Business Email Compromise Scams - Reminder to Educate Users

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Spear Phishing, Email Spoofing, Phishing

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Online scams are nothing new. But as email has evolved and improved, so have scammers and the messages they send. Nefarious emails, attachments and links now appear sophisticated and look legitimate, sometimes tricking even the most meticulous user.

 

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Phishing Email Uses Google Drive to Get Past Microsoft Security

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Stop Spam Email, Spear Phishing, Phishing

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This week, Threatpost reported on a new spear-phishing attack that uses email sent via Google Drive claiming to be the CEO of the targeted company sharing important information with the recipients.  The email came from Google Drive, but the sender address didn't match the company's standard naming convention for email addresses.

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Another day, another attempt to scam me - but I know a phishing attempt when I see one!

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Cybersecurity, Stop Spam Email, Phishing

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OhNo-I-clicked-2 (1)It's just a fact of life: If there's email, there will always be spam. Now, how much spam you have to deal with will depend on how good your spam filtering solution is. Here at MDaemon Technologies, we use our own products - MDaemon and Security Gateway, to filter out spam, malware, phishing attempts, and all of the other junk that often floods inboxes of users whose email server or hosted service isn't as effective.

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Four-Step Swindle: The Anatomy of a Business Email Compromise Attack

By Brad Wyro posted in Business Email Compromise, Email Security, Spear Phishing, Phishing, Email Security Trends

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This week, we continue our series on Business Email Compromise. Click here to read Part 1, which includes an overview and various statistics on this growing threat.

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