ProtonMail hands user’s IP address and device info to police, showing the limits of private email

What can we expect from privacy-focused email if law enforcement come knocking?

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Ransomware is targeting vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers

Attacks using the ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange vulnerability have taken a new twist: DearCry ransomware.

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What Google learned from 1 billion evil email scams

Google teamed up with researchers from Stanford University to analyse 5 months worth of mails. This is what they found.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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Dutch ISP Ziggo demonstrates how not to inform your customers about a security flaw

Dutch ISP Ziggo sent an email to customers about a security flaw that raised several red flags for phishing—despite being legitimate. Learn how to avoid such mistakes in your organization’sexternal and internal communications.

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Business email compromise: gunning for goal

We look at the latest happenings in the world of business email compromise (BEC).

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iOS Mail bug allows remote zero-click attacks

A newly-discovered vulnerability in iOS Mail can be used to attack an iPhone remotely using a malicious e-mail message, even if you’re running the latest version of iOS (13.4.1).

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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