Tags email phishing

Russians, other foreigners, spoofing unprotected .gov email addresses, report says

by Shaun Waterman • 5 days ago

Thousands of web domains belonging to hundreds of federal departments and agencies are being spoofed by email hackers — cyberspies and online fraudsters trying to trick message recipients into clicking on malicious links or downloading malware — including many from Russia and other adversary nations, according to new figures this week.

Why DHS is telling all feds to implement DMARC email security

by Shaun Waterman • 4 weeks ago

DHS' Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Jeanette Manfra, gives the reasoning for DHS's latest order.

DHS will scan agencies for DMARC, other hygiene measures

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

The department is collecting data about federal agencies' use of an industry-standard cybersecurity measure that blocks hackers' forged emails.

DMARC use continues to climb inside federal government

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

The number of federal government departments and agencies deploying the highest level anti-spoofing and anti-phishing email security technology has nearly doubled since May.

U.S. election software companies aren't that worried about phishing emails

by Cassie Stephenson • 5 months ago

Top election software vendors say they are sufficiently protected from phishing emails in the wake of an intelligence report that revealed Russian phishing attacks during the 2016 election may have been more widespread than originally thought.

How phishing emails sent by Russian hackers produce propaganda

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

A new research report authored by the Citizen Lab shows that hackers with suspected ties to the Russian government play a vital part in international disinformation campaigns.

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