Email marketers call for stricter FTC rules on spam
Counter-intuitively, two coalitions of online and email marketing companies are calling for the FTC to tighten restrictions on spam.
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.
Most large companies don't use standard email security to combat spoofing
Only a third of the Fortune 500 use decade-old DMARC to stop their email domain from being impersonated by hackers
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.
Mandiant researcher doxed by hackers; FireEye counters claim that internal info dumped
A hacker claiming to have compromised Mandiant published a trove of leaked emails apparently connected to a single employee's personal computer.
Cybersecurity vendors lag badly on DMARC email security, survey shows
Only 1 in 4 of the cybersecurity companies exhibiting at the celebrated Black Hat conference this week have implemented a set of best practices to prevent email spoofing and phishing.