100% of European Political Parties with upcoming elections have left themselves and voters open to email-based cyberatt
New research, released today by Agari, reveals that despite the recent high-profile nation-state sponsored email attacks on political parties during elections, none of political parties in the UK, Germany and Norway, all of whom have upcoming elections, have email authentication or protection against spear phishing in place. 8% have published an email authentication policy but left the door wide open by setting their policy to “none”, which will not stop malicious emails from reaching intended victims. This lack of security is leaving voters, supporters and the parties themselves wide open to targeted email attacks using identity deception and social engineering methods.
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