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Helpful tips for keeping your email safe

Posted on Monday September 14, 2020  |  security, password, email security, phishing, email account

Email is one of the best things the internet has given us. We use it to sign up for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, get in touch with friends and family, and many more. However, your email is also one of the platforms hackers can exploit to steal information or launch malware attacks. Here are crucial steps to take to safeguard your email account.

 

Distributed spam distraction hides illegal activities

Posted on Wednesday August 26, 2020  |  hackers, cybercriminals, identity theft, spam, email security, anti spam, dark web, distributed spam distraction, dsd, cyberattacks

As annoying as spam email is, it's usually pretty harmless. But hackers have been using a method called distributed spam distraction (DSD) where spam email is used to carry out illegal activities. Learn more about DSD and how you can safeguard your systems against it.

 

Beware of distributed spam distraction

Posted on Monday July 15, 2019  |  identity theft, email security, anti spam, distributed spam distraction, dsd

It's frustrating to receive dozens of spam messages in your email inbox. Spam mail is so easy to delete, which is why most people think it's just a harmless annoyance. But hackers have devised a way to make use of spam mail for criminal purposes. It's called distributed spam distraction, and here's what you need to know about it.

 

Keeping your email safe

Posted on Thursday June 27, 2019  |  security, password, email security, phishing, email account

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security measures can result in data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them.

 

The dangers of distributed spam distraction

Posted on Thursday February 08, 2018  |  identity theft, email security, dsd, distributed spam distraction, dark web, anti spam

Users get around 200 emails in their inbox a day, including work messages, automated payment slips, and everyone's least favorite email, spam. Spam messages are mostly harmless, but when you get more than 10,000 of them flooding your inbox, you're probably the victim of a special type of spam attack.

 

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