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Lagging behind: why government organisations need to upgrade their email security -TEISS® : Cracking Cyber Security

Organisations need to upgrade their email security Maor Hizkiev, CTO and co-founder, BitDam, explains how and why government organisations are lagging behind in implementing standard email security measures and what needs to be done to improve the state of security in the public sector. Source: Lagging behind: why government organisations need to upgrade their email […]

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Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months

Hackers and Microsoft seem to disagree on key details of the hack. Source: Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner  Subscribe in a reader

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Phishers’ new trick for bypassing email URL filters – Help Net Security

Phishers have come up with another trick to make Office documents carrying malicious links undetectable by many e-mail security services. Source: Phishers’ new trick for bypassing email URL filters – Help Net Security

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Phishing emerges as major corporate security threat

Source: Computer World The successful use of phishing emails to breach secure organizations like Oak Ridge National Laboratory and RSA are stark reminders of the serious threat posed by what some experts have dismissed as as a low-tech method of attack. Oak Ridge, a U.S. Department of Energy-run research lab, this week disclosed it had […]

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Sophisticated phishing attack and countermeasures

Phishing and Countermeasures: Understanding the Increasing Problem of Electronic Identity Theft Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization’s logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information. In daily life people advise to retrace your steps when you […]

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12 Phishing Threats and Identity Theft

Have you ever thought of losing something and you cannot live without it? Yes, that something can be your identity. Phishing is a practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization’s logo, in an attempt to steal passwords, financial or personal information. In daily […]

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Email and Security

As we know, it is possible to spoof an email sender’s name, so now the question of how to authenticate the sender has become even more important, since email has been used to send sensitive information. In the recent case of Gov. Sarah Palin’s email, her email account got hacked and the hacker posted the […]

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