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Proofpoint launches email analysis and phishing remediation solution
Proofpoint CLEAR is the first joint solution announcement following its acquisition of Wombat Security.
Exclusive: Over half of ASX companies at risk of email fraud
Businesses can be more susceptible to phishing attacks and business email compromises (BEC) than they realise.
Report reveals 80% increase in email impersonation attacks
For every 50 emails inspected by email security solutions, there is one unstopped malicious link.
Going for the big phish – are your execs safe from whaling attacks?
Security experts are seeing the proliferation of sophisticated, convincing emails impersonating C-level execs.
AI-enabled email security solution lands in Singapore
A Singapore technology firm has launched an email security system that fuses AI-enabled machine learning to ward off spam, phishing, and malware.
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.
Online fraud prevention firm eyes APAC, EMEA markets
Emailage delivers online fraud mitigation and email risk assessment technologies and says ecommerce fraud is a growing problem around the world.
Opinion: Weighing up the email security threat in EMEA
Barracuda's SVP shares some startling new research - 80% of EMEA organisations faced an email attack last year, while 73% believe they're increasing.
Cybercriminals taking over email accounts and scamming contacts
A new study from Barracuda has revealed an increasingly popular method of cybercrime - steal email credentials then steal money from colleagues.
LogRhythm & Mimecast fuse email security & next-gen SIEM
Joint customers are now able to access LogRhythm’s advanced correlation and security analytics through email security data from Mimecast’s cloud.
Cybercriminals phish 'the human factor' for everything it's worth
Cyber attackers are increasingly preying on human vulnerabilities and less on technical system flaws to create mayhem.
The way you write your emails could now stop BEC scams, thanks to AI
The way people write their emails could be the new weapon that detects malicious email threats - and that’s exactly what Trend Micro is counting on.
New study shows email security systems not up to scratch as malicious emails pour in
“Emails ranging from opportunistic spam, targeted impersonation attacks and unknown malware are getting through incumbent email security systems."
Cyber attackers still using oldest tricks in the book - yet they're still so good at hiding
Attackers are swift to ramp up the volume of attempts to break through defences once they find an effective technique.
Ingram Micro Australia adds RPost email security to cloud marketplace
Ingram Micro Australia will be offering RPost’s email security, compliance, and productivity services to Australian channel partners.
Sink or swim: How your organisation can avoid phishing scams
With longer hours comes wearier brains, and a workforce more susceptible to being victimised by scammers.
1/4 of email attacks result in employee termination - survey
IT decision makers indicate that 82% of boards are concerned about email fraud but only 40% of organisations have full visibility into them.
Mimecast takes leap into A/NZ with local channel hires
“Watch this space,” says Mimecast country manager in anticipation of a “raft of announcements” for resellers in the coming year.
A guide to staying one step ahead of modern email attackers
Email serves as an organisations’ communicative lifeblood, thus making it the most critical vector for an assortment of threats.
Criminals abuse email attachments to cash in on 'booming' black market for stolen passwords
“Attackers are attempting to encourage the recipient to open the attachment by using urgent language to make the message appear important."
Scammers disguise ASIC spam campaigns through genuine email marketing firm
Scammers abused an online email marketing company to send spam that appear to be from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).
Gone phishin’ - sidestepping the bait in scam emails
What makes people click on scam emails, and how can we educate them against opening themselves (and their organisations) up to vulnerabilities?
Proofpoint spends $284m to acquire email security leader
Proofpoint will hand over US$225 million (AU$284 million) as part of a deal that will help the company continue its journey into phishing prevention.
Microsoft Dynamics brandjacked in latest wave of email scams
Microsoft Dynamics is one of the latest applications to have its branding mimicked through phishing attacks that collect Microsoft login credentials.