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For Biden or business CISOs, fake hack-and-leak operations are tough to battle

Joe Uchill quotes Valimail’s Seth Blank on DKIM: “It would ideally be paired with DMARC, a standard to make sure the email address in the ‘from’ line isn’t being spoofed.”

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DMARC embraced by government, private industry lags

SC Magazine’s Larry Jaffee writes about the latest data from Valimail’s research program.

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T-Mobile email vendor breach exposes info on customers, employees

Teri Robinson of SC Magazine cites Valimail: “In an era when BEC attacks are proving to be a highly popular and effective attack method, these types of incidents are unfortunately far too common,” said Peter Goldstein, CTO and cofounder at Valimail.

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Louisiana spurns attempted ransomware attack, governor says

Teri Robinson covers the Louisiana ransomware attack for SC Magazine, and talks with Valimail’s Seth Blank: “Given how many cities have been taken offline due to ransomware, there’s a very real threat to election integrity for municipalities that implement computer-based voting, electronic pollbooks, digital vote tabulation, or digital transmission of voting results — which is […]

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Pemex claims victory over cyberattack; $4.9 million ransom reportedly demanded

Attacks on oil companies are not unusual, said Peter Goldstein, CTO and co-founder of Valimail, citing a September 2019 spearphishing campaign targeting oil producers.

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Adobe leaves Creative Cloud database open, 7.5 million users exposed

SC Magazine’s Doug Olenick quotes Alexander Garcia-Tobar on the Adobe data breach: “The exposure of 7.5 million Adobe Creative Cloud accounts gives cybercriminals more than enough data to commit effective phishing attacks and impersonation attempts.”

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Iran hackers targeted presidential campaign, journalists

Valimail CTO Peter Goldstein is quoted in Teri Robinson’s story, talking about the importance of protecting email from attacks like these.

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Twitter CEO’s account hacked in SIM-swapping scheme

SC Magazine’s Teri Robinson wrote about the hack of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account, quoting Alexander García-Tobar, CEO and co-founder of Valimail. “This incident is a perfect example of the risks associated with communication – any form of communication – when sender identity is not authenticated,” García-Tobar said.

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Controversy over which DMARC setting will best protect the 2020 presidential campaigns

A pair of email security firms are taking opposing positions on whether or not the 2020 presidential candidates are using secure email systems within their campaigns even though many of the candidates are using DMARC. Valimail and Agari have each issued report cards to show if the Democratic Party hopefuls learned a learned a lesson […]

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