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- September 11, 2019
On the same day that 281 suspects were arrested in business email compromise stings, the FBI said worldwide losses from BEC attacks reached $26 billion over the last three years.
- July 17, 2019
Despite efforts to flag spoofed domains imitating Best Buy, the sites are still active on e-commerce platforms like Shopify and GearLaunch, which have not taken them down.
- July 02, 2019
According to new research, phishing kit providers are increasingly using popular cloud services to host their malicious links in an effort to conceal them from detection.
- May 08, 2019
The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report showed significant increases in cyberespionage and nation-state activity. It also painted a gloomy picture for email threats.
- May 01, 2019
Why worry over Huawei? A U.S. ban of this Chinese company's products should remind CISOs that now is the time to consider security issues related to the rollout of the 5G network.
- April 26, 2019
According to the FBI's 2018 Internet Crime Report, business email compromise attacks are on the rise. Security experts highlight how BEC scams are evolving.
- December 06, 2018
A security company was brought in to investigate a National Republican Congressional Committee breach from April, but little is known about the NRCC email theft.
- December 05, 2018
Kevin Tolly of the Tolly Group offers a look at how his company set out to test several email security products and the challenges it faced to come up with sound methodologies.
- July 31, 2018
The deadline for full DMARC implementation in U.S. government-owned domains is less than three months away, and only half of the domains have the correct policy in place.
- July 27, 2018
News roundup: A LifeLock vulnerability exposed the email addresses of millions of customers. Plus, Amazon's Rekognition misidentified 28 members of Congress as criminals, and more.
- June 28, 2018
The EFF's new STARTTLS Everywhere initiative aims to secure email as it transits the internet between mail servers to prevent mass surveillance, as well as email spoofing.
- June 15, 2018
News roundup: Following a vote by the European Parliament to implement a Kaspersky ban in the EU, Kaspersky announced it would halt ties with the No More Ransom project and Europol.
- June 15, 2018
U.S. federal agencies worked with international law enforcement in Operation Wire Wire to find and prosecute alleged cybercriminals conducting business-email-compromise scams.
- May 24, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Efail vulnerabilities in PGP and S/Mime protocols, as well as the rocky disclosure process for the flaws.
- May 18, 2018
News roundup: Telegrab malware enables hackers to grab encryption keys and browser credentials from Telegram sessions. Plus, DHS released its new cybersecurity strategy, and more.