The last season of Game of Thrones (GoT) is finally on air, and everyone seems to be excited about it! GoT is one of the most successful shows ever to be shown on TV. However, the massive popularity of the show has lead to cybercriminals exploiting people’s love for it by tricking individuals into various online scams, and many people have lost their hard earned money by fraudulent emails in circulation nowadays.
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DuoCircle LLC is an integrated, cloud-based email solutions company. DuoCircle has purchased Commando.io, a service that helps IT companies simplify server management. Commando.io is a web-based platform for running commands on servers via SSH.
If you haven’t heard lately, when it comes to getting phished, municipalities and local governments aren’t doing too well. And it’s costing them a lot of money.
According to a recent article on SC Magazine website, four different municipalities were hit with ransomware attacks during the week of April 15, 2019. The article said, “Augusta, Maine; Imperial County, Calif.; Stuart, Fla.; and Greenville, N.C. were all in different stages of recovering from ransomware attacks over the last seven days.”
SMTP service (i.e., email) today is a commodity. So much so, that many businesses pay some other business to “host” their SMTP service for them. This enables the business to send and receive email without having to buy, set up or manage an SMTP server. And judging by how prices have come down over time, it’s fair to assume that there are a lot of hosted SMTP service providers.
Phishing protection is big business. There are many providers out there using advanced technologies to protect companies of all sizes. And these technologies are needed, because as research has shown, phishing protection education alone will not protect your company.
We regularly help businesses migrate from one Office 365 to another Office 365 tenant. A verycommon use case involves the transition between (or within) email providers or splitting out business units or the migration of tenants between organizations. Microsoft warns that a new Office 365 tenant may be inaccessible for as long as 24 hours during the migration, which means there is a chance for email to be lost. Microsoft’s guide to migrating email accounts between Office365 tenants includes the following instruction:
Servers go down. And when they do it can negatively impact your business, from lost productivity to lost customers. You don’t want that to happen. Monitoring email is not as simple as checking to see if the port responds, you have to validate that the entire mail flow is functioning. So, how do you find out that your email server is down and not accepting emails or just taking too long to respond? More importantly, how long does it take for you to discover it? Minutes? Hours?
We live in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) world. It’s great being able to pay a monthly fee and have some other companies handle your organization’s services for you. There are all kinds of companies that provide SaaS services.
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It’s a common folklore that the greatest cyber-attacks in history are pulled off by genius hackers using clever hacking techniques to exploit a zero-day vulnerability on some obscure back-room database server. The reality is very different.
DuoCircle LLC is an integrated, cloud-based email solutions company. DuoCircle has launched AutoSPF, a service that helps companies avoid going over their DNS lookup limit by automatically flattening their SPF record. Going over the DNS lookup limited can keep emails from being delivered.