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Blog Category - Spoofing

2019 Apr 2 Secure Email Gateways Miss 99 Percent of Email Spoofing Attacks A two-year analysis of more than 100,000 verified email spoofing attacks found that sender name impersonations and domain look-alike attacks regularly bypass SEG technology READ MORE
Brendon Roddas 2019 Mar 20 The Perils of Oversharing on Social Media Let this sink in for a minute: in 2019, it is estimated that social media has exceeded 3 billion users around the globe, equating to more than one-third of the world’s population. READ MORE
Brendon Roddas 2018 Oct 16 DMARC Part 3: Sender Fingerprinting Thrives Where DMARC Falls In part three of this blog series, we’ll introduce an anti-spoofing solution that provides all of the benefits of DMARC with none of the limitations. READ MORE
Brendon Roddas 2018 Oct 3 Understanding DMARC Part 2: How the Protocol’s Limitations Maintain Elevated Risk In part two of this blog series, we’ll look at the interdependencies of SPF, DKIM and DMARC, explore the limitations and vulnerabilities of each, and identify the unintended consequences of DMARC adoption. READ MORE Brendon Roddas 2018 Sep 18 Understanding DMARC Part 1: What’s Driving All the Hype? We’ve previously written a lot about DMARC, and despite the protocol having been in existence since 2011, it really did not enter into the spotlight as a mainstream email security solution until DHS jumped on the bandwagon late last year. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Apr 26 DMARC Hasn't Stopped HMRC Being Spoofed HMRC implements DMARC to block spoofed emails but criminals still able to mimic brand to send phishing messages and trick victims READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Apr 12 BEC Attack Bypassed Gmail’s Anti-Phishing SPF Security - Again Major vulnerability allows spear-phishing emails to bypass Gmail’s anti-phishing SPF security in business email compromise (BEC) attack READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Mar 28 Google’s Gmail for Business Offers High False Positives as Standard Google’s Gmail for Business has had an overhaul and now claims to offer AI-powered security features. According to its marketing materials, it will now offer advanced protection against phishing and malware attempts. Fantastic? READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Mar 12 Why Email Security Must Move from the Gateway to the Mailbox Phishing emails now bypass gateway-based filters, so organizations must adopt new mailbox-level email security for phishing prevention. READ MORE Eyal Benishti 2018 Jan 22 Complimenting DMARC with IronSights to Overcome Email Spoofing & Business Email Compromise From small businesses to federal agencies and Fortune 500s, no one is immune from the risk of a cyberattack. And as we’ve written about extensively before, phishing remains the primary enabler of most attacks, and sophisticated hackers can now generate fraudulent messages that are almost impossible to identify. READ MORE