Since Microsoft has already discontinued support for Outlook 2007 in October 2017, we now announce the discontinuation of support for Outlook 2007 for the NoSpamProxy Outlook add-in as of June 30, 2019. If you are still using the Outlok add-in with Outlook 2007, we recommend that you upgrade to a current version of Office or Outlook (at least Outlook 2010) due to the security risks associated with Office 2007.
The new NoSpamProxy version offers numerous enhancements and convenience functions for administrators and users. The sophisticated URL Safeguard enables the rewriting of URLs in incoming emails and checks the URL at the time the user clicks on it to see if there are any negative estimates for the URL. In Version 13, the optional Sandbox Service provides an additional level of email security. The near- comprehensive support of the S/MIME 4.0 standard, which Net at Work is the first manufacturer worldwide to offer, as well as a multitude of improvements that further increase the security of email communication round off the new version.
Criminals have recently launched a wave of email attacks targeting industrial AutoCAD files. The focus is on companies in the renewable energy and automotive sectors. Industrial espionage thus reaches an unprecedented scale.
With the last Microsoft patchday on September 12th, a security update for the .NET framework was released, which closes a critical vulnerability. To exploit the vulnerability, the victim must open a document specially prepared by the attacker. Even if there is no direct danger for NoSpamProxy customers, we recommend installing the update. Further information and the download links can be found here.
The new NoSpamProxy 12.3 already offers security against EFAIL even for communication partners with a weak infrastructure. Due to the far-reaching support of the new S/MIME 4.0 standard and Authenticated Encryption, many EFAIL-like attack methods are additionally neutralised. Numerous other improvements and new features ensure increased email security and increased resilience against the weaknesses of others. In our press release you can learn more about version 12.3 of NoSpamProxy, which Net at Work will present at the security fair it-sa from October 9 – 11, 2018 in Nuremberg.
Ransomware such as Locky, WannaCry and GandCrab has been making headlines lately. Criminals use this type of malware to gain access to individual files or the entire computer. At the same time, they prevent access by the rightful owner by means of encryption. The owner is allowed access only after a ransom has been paid.
A new wave of spam emails and viruses is currently affecting IT systems around the world. Since early November 2018, fake invoices, bank account warnings and other forged documents containing malicious code in the form of banking trojan Emotet are being distributed.
The University of Rostock replaces Sophos and Vamsoft with the central email relay NoSpamProxy to ensure secure and uninterrupted email communication for more than 16,500 users. With NoSpamProxy Protection, students and staff avoid spam and malware as completely as technically possible.