What is Email Spoofing?
Email spoofing is one of the most common forms of cybercriminal activity, specifically a form of identity deception that's widely used in phishing and spam attacks. It underpins the mechanism required to conduct hacking activities, and it can take many forms.
As the world becomes more and more dependent on online resources to complete daily tasks, such as work meetings, grocery shopping, and even exercising, the risk of cyber attacks, data breaches, and information stealing increases. If you’re not already protecting your personal information online, now is the perfect time to start, as Data Privacy Weeks kicks off today.
Email threats are ever evolving, and it’s important to stay up to date. Here are the current most common email threats and how to identify and mitigate them.
So, what are the most common types of email threats today?
- Business Email Compromise
- Spear Phishing
- Data Breach
- Domain Impersonation
We’ll explain these and more. Then, we’ll cover how to prevent, mitigate, and recover from most email threats.
The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s also the busiest time of the year for online shopping. There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and gifts to buy for loved ones. Plus, gifts to buy for yourself when the deals are this good! But beware, for cybercriminals ‘tis also the season to scam millions of dollars from unsuspecting people and companies. They’re banking on people being in a rush and distracted during this hectic season, and therefore more likely to fall victim to a scam, which allows them to cash in. Sounds a lot like the Grinch, doesn’t it?
If you haven’t protected your email yet, you’re open to attacks. This comprehensive guide explains what you need for complete email protection and where to get it.
Email protection solutions provide features like spam filtering, firewalls, anti-phishing controls, antivirus policies, spyware detection, login security, data loss protection, and encryption to help secure your organization against email attacks like phishing, spoofing, business email compromise, credential hacking, malware, and more.
Phishing attacks are all too common and can make a company lose millions of dollars. To protect against this scam, a company must have the right protocols and software in place.
What is a phishing attack?
A phishing attack is a social engineering attack, where an attacker mimics a trusted company or person to steal private information such as login or financial data. These attacks usually come as an email, text message or phone call.
How can you prevent business email attacks? Is training enough? We'll walk you through solutions and tips to protect your enterprise email from these attacks.
Why is business email compromise such a problem?
Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are sophisticated scams that target specific individuals with believable emails asking for funds to be transferred. These attacks can cost a company thousands, if not millions, of dollars a year.