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Because you’re ‘oh so time-poor’, Gmail launches AI-powered Smart Reply
When you’re emailing on the go, it can be cumbersome & time-consuming to reply to all or even some of them - which is what Smart Reply is here to fix.
Impersonation attacks rise 400% as email security struggles to keep up
"If a CISO isn’t reviewing its email security solution on a 12-18 month basis, they may be surprised at what threats are getting into inboxes."
Spark’s Xtra email completes transition from Yahoo to NZ-based provider
Spark and SMX now have over 800,000 Xtra email accounts up and running on the new email platform.
What makes the Cerber ransomware so agile?
The Cerber ransomware has been one of the most nimble, varied and dominant malware strains on the market — almost neck-and-neck with Locky.
Internet users still trust big email providers - despite major breaches
Internet users still trust global email providers like Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook but don’t know quite as much about privacy-focused services.
Criminals on a mission of ambition and disruption, says Symantec
Ransomware attackers are increasing their ransoms; more emails are containing malicious links; and disruption is the word of the day.
Dridex email campaign hits Australia: Patch your MS Office software now
Proofpoint issues critical alert to Microsoft Office users to patch their software after Dridex email malware hits Australia.
Dridex banking trojan targets Australian organisations
Proofpoint has detected a massive spike in Dridex banking trojans that are targeting Australian organisations.
Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
Security experts find critical vulnerabilities in SAP’s mail systems
“The impact of these vulnerabilities can be severe for SAP customers that use the inbound mail processing functionality."
In depth: Mimecast talks email security, insider threats and human firewalls
“The bottom line is, internally generated email, whether staying inside or going out, needs to be part of every organisation’s threat detection."
Menlo Security uncovers sophisticated spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise
Existing security solutions failed to detect a sophisticated and dangerous spear phishing attack at well-known enterprise, Menlo Security says.
Retarus bolsters its e-mail security services in Asia and around the world
The company is doing so to identify recipients of previously unknown malware, what they call “Patient Zeros”.
Xtra mail cuts support for outdated email clients; warns customers to upgrade
Spark has warned Xtra Email customers that they may be facing outages and problems receiving Xtra mail if they’re using out-of-date mail clients.
Kiwi-made email app in the Bosch spotlight
Bosch has partnered with Kiwi-made Speaking Email, an app that reads emails aloud enabling drivers to check their emails while driving.
Fraud Awareness Week: Spread the word, because we're all targets now
This week has been 2016 International Fraud Awareness Week. We must educate everyone we know, because we're all targets now.
Outlook.com updates website for 'bolder and smarter' email experience
Outlook.com has had a makeover, bringing what it calls a 'bolder, smarter' look to the website.
Yahoo data breach: Gemalto, Digital Shadows and TeleSign experts chime in
Gemalto called 2014 'the year of mega breaches'. Digital Shadows comments on breach severity factors. TeleSign recommends two-factor authentication.
Spark kicks Yahoo to the kerb; teams with SMX to bring Xtra email back to Kiwi soil
Spark says it's bringing its email services 'home', as it will be dropping the Yahoo-owned Xtra email service & moving to Kiwi-owned SMX.
We ditched staff email addresses — and got amazing results
Would you be surprised to hear that the latest email trend involves getting rid of email altogether?
What is Cloud email archiving and why should you have it?
Modern business lives in email. It’s true today and is likely to be true for many years to come. So why should you be using Cloud email archiving?
Do you know how to spot and destroy that BEC scam?
Business email compromise scams, also known as CEO fraud, is a huge problem in 2016. How can you spot one and what should you do about it?
Misconfigured email servers open the door to spoofed emails from top domains
"Email has become a system that is very essential to our lives, but it was designed in 1982. The threats we see today were not obvious at that time."
Security strategy: Protecting email is essential
It’s a fact of life. Most hacks, data breaches and malware intrusions start with a simple email, which is why protecting email is essential.