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Remote Images Are Pushing Email Filters to Their Limits

Phishing emails impersonating popular brands like Microsoft or PayPal need visual content to be successful. From brand logos to co...
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January 14, 2021

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Remote Images Are Pushing Email Filters to Their Limits

Remote Images Are Pushing Email Filters to Their Limits

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January 14, 2021

Phishing emails impersonating popular brands like Microsoft or PayPal need visual content to be successful. From brand logos to colorful pictures, images provide a visual cue to the recipient that the email is harmless and legitim[...]
BEC: The Impact of Foreign Languages on English-First Algorithms

BEC: The Impact of Foreign Languages on English-First Algorithms

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January 07, 2021

Unlike other types of email threats, BEC (business email compromise) emails typically feature only a few lines of text, with no URLs, attached files, or other scannable elements. As a result, email security vendors have turned to [...]
Hackers are Bypassing Transport Layers and Depositing Spam via IMAP

Hackers are Bypassing Transport Layers and Depositing Spam via IMAP

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December 15, 2020

Vade Secure has detected a wave of spam emails that are being directly deposited into mailboxes without passing through transport layers. The wave, which included 300,000 spam messages sent to a single customer in one day, has bee[...]

Email Security Predictions 2021: 6 Ways Hackers Will Target Businesses

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December 10, 2020

It’s that time of year when we make our predictions about the biggest email security threats that will emerge in the coming year. Vade Secure’s experts weigh in on the threats that will have the biggest impact on businesses in 202[...]
Ransomware Payments

US Government Cracks Down on Businesses That Make Ransomware Payments

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December 03, 2020

While businesses might be tempted to make ransomware payments to put a quick end to the nightmare of a ransomware attack, it’s one of the most dangerous decisions a business can make. Paying a ransom is no guarantee that a busines[...]

10 to 15 Percent of Black Friday Emails Are Malicious

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November 26, 2020

Black Friday, the largest shopping event of the year that somehow is no longer a single day but weeklong event, brings with it an onslaught of promotional email. In the past week, Vade Secure has detected a wave of Black Friday em[...]

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