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DHS will scan agencies for DMARC, other hygiene measures
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
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
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
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.
OAuth-based phishing campaign gives Gmail users a scare
Google promptly pulled the rogue application's OAuth page a few hours after learning about the campaign.
Russian hackers heavily targeted news outlet in days after U.S. election, researchers say
Hackers working for the Russian government sent a barrage of targeted phishing emails between 2014 and 2016 to employees of major news outlets, and they focused particularly on Al Jazeera in the days following the U.S. presidential election, according to new research by cybersecurity firm Trend Micro.