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The core problem with email security

Email reaches half the world’s population, and is the leading attack vector for cyber crime. Everyone from petty crimina...

by Valimail
September 18, 2019
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What’s your industry’s email fraud protection rate?

Valimail regularly queries many millions of domains for the presence of published DMARC and SPF records, and performs de...

by Dylan Tweney
October 5, 2018
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Man bites dog? Federal government leads in DMARC adoption

It’s not every day you see clear evidence that the government is leading a technology sector. But that’s exactly what’s ...

by Valimail
April 26, 2018
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It’s tax season, and W-2 scams are on the rise

Last month the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a warning that should make every corporate accounting professional...

by Valimail
March 13, 2018
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Fake email threatens media companies just as much as fake news

Media companies face a uniquely difficult landscape. Over the past decade, they’ve had to adapt to rapidly changing medi...

by Dylan Tweney
February 22, 2018
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U.S. senators remain vulnerable to email fraud

Trend Micro has found evidence that a Russian hacking group is attempting to break into the U.S. Senate’s email systems,...

by Alexander García-Tobar
January 17, 2018
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5 takeaways from an Amazon phish

Today, we saw a phish posted by Lance Spitzner, a board member of the National Cyber Security Alliance. This phishing e...

by Valimail
November 29, 2017
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Being Careful About Links Is Not Enough

According to the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s Q3 2016 report (.pdf), there are over 100,000 unique phishing sites activ...

by Valimail
March 24, 2017
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Spear phishers use fake email threads, fake SPF authentication

Spear phishing has gotten a lot more sophisticated since this photo was taken. Photo credit: Gerry Lauzon/Flickr I work ...

by Steve Whittle
March 14, 2017
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One of Europe’s biggest companies just lost $45M in a business email scam

Leoni Group’s office in Bisitra, Romania, targeted by scammers. Leoni AG, a billion-dollar (market cap) manufacturer of ...

by Valimail
September 7, 2016
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