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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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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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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What if there existed a technology that could dramatically lower the chances of your domains being spoofed and used for phishing attacks on recipients. Would you take advantage of it? Probably not, because the technology does exist and almost nobody is using it. And the reasons why are confounding.
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Most phishing emails contain a malicious link in the hope that the recipient will click on it. Phishing prevention technology is wise to this tactic, which has forced attackers to adapt. Their latest adaptation is a novel new phishing technique targeting American Express customers, by breaking the malicious link up into two parts.
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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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We anticipate that the DNS migration to Cloudflare on July 20th, 2019 will be uneventful, however in the event that there is an issue we have incorporated DNS redundancies into your
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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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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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If you’re a professional archivist, one of the things you should archive is email. If you’re a Registered Investment Advisor, one of the things you MUST archive is email.
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