A New Day – A New Set of Phishing Tactics

A New Day – A New Set of Phishing Tactics

At DuoCircle we like to stay up to date on the latest phishing tactics so we can share them with you to keep you prepared. And we never cease to be amazed at the cleverness of hackers.

One of the fastest-growing email threats is account takeover, where a hacker takes over someone’s email account. Once they do, they have a lot of options, and one of the options they’re starting to choose is something called lateral phishing.

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Cyber Security News Update – Week 31 of 2019

Cyber Security News Update – Week 31 of 2019

It wouldn’t be a week if there was some scam aimed at Apple customers. Now comes word of a phony Apple phishing email. “Although the email address from which it was sent appears to be legitimate, upon closer examination you can determine it is not an official email address of Apple. As phishing emails go, this one is pretty good.”

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Email Forwarding: Easy to do but not Always Smart to do

Email Forwarding: Easy to do but not Always Smart to do

At DuoCircle, we offer email forwarding. We understand that at this point email forwarding is more or less a commodity. Oh sure, you want your email forwarding to come with advanced features like forwarding groups, spam/virus protection and seamless integration into your email service. But, just because email forwarding is easy to do, doesn’t mean it’s always smart to do.

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Email Backup and Email Archiving: Why You May Need Both

Email Backup and Email Archiving: Why You May Need Both

Email backup is not the same as email archiving. They’re different, and solve very different problems.

Email backup stores your emails when your email server goes down by providing you a backup email server. In this manner, email backup is a very important part of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR). That’s the problem it solves. If something goes wrong with your email server, you won’t lose any emails.

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The Week That Was – Scams of the Week 29

The Week That Was – Scams of the Week 29

This is not a good time to be a city in Florida if you’re looking to avoid a ransomware attack. First it was Riviera Beach on June 5. Then it was Lake City on June 10. Now it’s Key Biscayne. According to the Miami Herald, “The village of Key Biscayne confirmed Thursday it had been hit by a cyberattack — the third Florida city this month to fall victim to outside hackers.”

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Employee Business Travel Should Not Put Your Company at Risk

Employee Business Travel Should Not Put Your Company at Risk

Employees travel, that’s part of being in business. And when they travel, they’re going to check their email. There’s no reason that simple act should put your organization at risk, but for many companies, it does. That’s because of the safeguards they put in place, don’t always travel with the employees. But they should.

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