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An introduction to Kit Hunter, a phishing kit detector | Salted Hash Ep 40

Kit Hunter, a basic Python script written by host Steve Ragan, searches on common tag elements to find hidden phishing kits on a web server.

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Conversation hijacking attacks | Salted Hash Ep 38

Troy Gill, manager of security research at AppRiver, explains conversation hijacking attacks, or CHAs, with host Steve Ragan, including who is typically targeted and how to prevent them.

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Phishing problems: 3.2M emails blocked in a month | Salted Hash Ep 37

Asaf Cidon, vice president of email security at Barracuda Networks, talks with host Steve Ragan about a recent uptick in phishing attacks, including a spike in business email compromise (BEC) attacks.

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Digital signature service DocuSign hacked and email addresses stolen

DocuSign had last week warned of phishing emails that spoofed its brand

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Sneaky Gmail phishing attack fools with fake Google Docs app

Russian hackers resorted to a similar method to abuse the OAuth protocol to phish user accounts

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How to minimize the risks of phishing scams

Employees are often the weakest link in your company's security chain. But with a little knowledge and foresight you can mitigate the risks. In this video, CIO.com senior writer Sharon Florentine explains the anatomy of a phishing...

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Here’s how Microsoft rethought its approach to email

The tech titan has made a concerted move to change its position in the email market over the past few years, driven by the overall move to mobile. Here's how it happened

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Why email is safer in Office 365 than on your Exchange server

Beyond blocking spam and virus-laden messages, cloud services can determine whether links are safe to visit and whether you’re protecting the right information

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Pence used private mail for state work as governor, and account was hacked

The vice president’s AOL account -- which he used repeatedly to transact state business when he was governor -- was reportedly hacked

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Yahoo execs botched its response to 2014 breach, investigation finds

Yahoo's security team knew an intrusion had occurred in 2014, but the company failed to properly investigate, an internal committee has found

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Chrome extension brings encryption to Gmail

E2Email, Google's latest open source project, wants to bring encrypted email to the masses, but without strong leadership, this project may wind up going nowhere

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Yahoo warns users of account breaches related to recent attacks

'A forged cookie may have been used ... to access your account'

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Security researchers trick 'CEO' email scammer into giving up identity

Dell SecureWorks is encouraging businesses to use these tips to fight back against phishing schemes

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US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The Email Privacy Act would amend a 31-year-old data privacy law

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Google ordered by U.S. court to produce emails stored abroad

An appeals court had taken a different view in a lawsuit involving Microsoft

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Privacy legislation reintroduced for mail older than 180 days

The bill would require law enforcement to get a warrant to read mails older than 180 days

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Why France’s new ‘right to disconnect’ law matters

Do after-hour email restrictions hurt or help productivity?

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Exim gives Linux admins a security fix for Christmas

The timing is terrible, but Exim tried, and failed, to change the release date

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