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97 Percent of U.S. Electric Companies Are Vulnerable to Impersonation by North Korean Spear Phishers

 

North Korean hackers have been targeting U.S. electric companies via spear-phishing attacks, as NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and Ken Dilanian reported this week.

Unfortunately, these utilities remain...

76 Percent of Inboxes Worldwide Now Enforce Email Authentication — If Senders Enable It

Note: This post is being jointly published by the Global Cyber Alliance and ValiMail.

Support for email authentication among the world’s ISPs has surged significantly in the past two years, new...

Breaking DKIM? Or Simply Misunderstanding How It Works In Practice

A recent post by German software developer and security researcher Steffen Ulrich claims that it’s possible to create emails that pass both DKIM and DMARC validation, but which show malicious...

98% of Financial Services Companies Vulnerable to Email Impersonation

In April, the five largest banks in the U.S. adopted email authentication through DMARC, giving their customers, employees, and partners the ability to trust emails they send.

How BIMI Will Make Brands’ Emails More Recognizable and Trustworthy

An emerging industry standard will make it easier for consumers to identify authenticated email, while simultaneously giving brands greater control over how their emails appear in consumer inboxes.

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  1. How BIMI Will Make Brands’ Emails More Recognizable and Trustworthy

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Seth is the director of industry initiatives for...

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  1. How BIMI Will Make Brands’ Emails More Recognizable and Trustworthy

Banks Want to Help You Send Money. So Do Phishers

A group of U.S. banks are starting to offer a service called Zelle that lets you send money to your friends using their email address or mobile number, easily, fast and free.

DMARC Failure Reports: What Are They Good For? (Absolutely Nothing!)

DMARC is a powerful tool that domain owners can use to protect their domains — and thus their brands — from abuse. At enforcement (a policy of “quarantine” or “reject”) it stops impersonation...

Why Your Company Could be Unprotected Due to Incorrect DMARC Implementation

Ninety percent of security breaches start with a phishing email. The most effective type of phish — and the hardest to detect — is the email impersonation attack, where fraudsters use a false name...

FTC’s review of CAN-SPAM is a chance to upgrade our email ecosystem

The Federal Trade Commission is asking for public comment on its interpretation of the CAN-SPAM Act, the landmark Federal law that defines the limits of acceptable commercial email and spells out...

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Everything you ever wanted to know (but were afraid to ask) about email authentication DMARC, SPF, DKIM, and how they can stop fraud and phishing.

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