Are we really enjoying life, thanks to technology, or are we more under stress? We don’t go online anymore, we are always online. Therefore, there are many areas where we need to pay more attention. The number of computers in our lives is constantly increasing: PCs, smartphones, tablets and “smart” devices such as TVs, music systems, thermostats and refrigerators that collect more and more data about us and our preferences. Many think “I have nothing to hide”. But this is a misconception. It’s amazing what can be made of even the most innocuous data. And who knows what information about us could suddenly be dangerous in 20 or 30 years?
We strongly recommend that all customers currently using version 13.2.20349.1331 update to the currently available Fast Channel version 13.2.21069.1155. This update fixes a bug that can have a negative effect on the stability of the system under certain circumstances. As usual, you can find all the necessary information about the update in our release notes: […]
Since 12 March 2021, we have been aware of problems sending emails to United Internet services. This includes both WEB.de and GMX. These problems result in the connection being refused by the server there and it is therefore no longer possible to send emails to these services. This is the equivalent of a temporary rejection, […]
Procedures for checking sender reputation have existed for some time. These provide an effective way to detect fake sender domains and thus prevent phishing attacks. Although they are easy to implement and do not require expensive tools, many companies do not apply them – and thus fail to secure their organization in the best possible way. Furthermore, they fall behind in direct comparison with criminals, because they are also constantly improving their setup.
In our series of articles on sender reputation, you’ll learn how each method works and how they can help you protect you and your organization from phishing with fake senders and other cyberattacks, and optimize your email security.
Part 1 focuses on the latest method that can be used as part of sender reputation checks: Authenticated Received Chain (ARC).
Net at Work and D-TRUST join forces for secure communication with public institutions An increasing amount of electronic communication from public institutions makes stronger protection against access by unauthorised third parties necessary. The Sicherer Bürgerdialog initiative shows that effective email encryption does not have to be complicated or expensive. Together with D-TRUST, a company of […]
Our security experts provide you with a forecast of the most important malware trends and attack methods on email communications in 2021. With a special focus on the German-speaking region and its specific circumstances, we regularly evaluate extensive data sources and continuously analyze the current threat situation.
On February 24, 2021, GlobalSign will have to withdraw some intermediary GlobalSign certificates for compliance reasons. This affects, among others, all “PersonalSign certificates” issued before November 12, 2020 and expiring after February 24, 2021. The affected customers have already been informed about this process by GlobalSign via email. NoSpamProxy customers who obtain their S/MIME certificates from a GlobalSign EPKI must exchange the affected certificates by February 17.
In a joint operation, law enforcement agencies from Germany, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Lithuania, France, as well as England, Canada and the United States have smashed the infrastructure of the Emotet malware. Emotet was previously considered the most dangerous malware in the world and in the vast majority of cases was used to extort ransom from victims.