Banks Drop OTPs, Major Cyber Heist, Spying Spouses Arrested

Banks Drop OTPs, Major Cyber Heist, Spying Spouses Arrested

Digitization and cybersecurity go hand in hand. They are like the two sides of the same coin. If you wish to reap the benefits of digital advancements, then you must educate yourself about cybercrimes and threat actors. The implementation of SPF, DKIM, and DMARC helps mitigate risks like cyber heists and privacy breaches, enhancing email security…

What is MTA-STS and why do you need it to improve email security?

What is MTA-STS and why do you need it to improve email security?

There has been a lot of talk about how your outgoing emails should meet certain parameters (like the sending domain should be authenticated), but what about the incoming emails? If an email is not properly secured during transmission, it is susceptible to interception or tampering, which, if successfully implemented, can wreak havoc on your digital…

Does DKIM break for forwarded emails and mailing lists?

Does DKIM break for forwarded emails and mailing lists?

As you know, DKIM catches alterations made to emails during their time in transit. It performs authentication checks by attaching a digital signature to the header of each email that goes from your domain. Upon reception, the receiving server verifies the sender’s legitimacy using the public key published in the sending domain’s DNS.  However, when…

Ambient Light Spying, Cybersecurity Prices Drop, Euro 2024 Threats

Ambient Light Spying, Cybersecurity Prices Drop, Euro 2024 Threats

Threat actors can soon tip-toe into your living room if you fail to keep yourself updated about the latest happenings around the tech world. Knowledge and precaution are the only two things that can keep you safe from cyberattacks.  That’s precisely why we bring you the latest news from the world of cybercrimes every week….

Understanding credential phishing and the role of DMARC in defense

Understanding credential phishing and the role of DMARC in defense

Your passwords and login details are literally and figuratively the key to your personal and professional accounts, which include everything from your bank details to your important documents. Now, imagine what would happen if your login credentials fell into the hands of cybercriminals. Unfortunately, it’s not just a hypothetical scenario. Attackers use sophisticated strategies to…

Everything you should know about the recent ban on Kaspersky Antivirus in the US

Everything you should know about the recent ban on Kaspersky Antivirus in the US

It is a common understanding that cybersecurity is only about protecting your systems and data from the prying eyes of malicious attackers, but in reality, its implications go way beyond this and can even put national security at stake. As far-fetched as it may sound, this is indeed true, and a testament to this is…

Kenya-US Cybersecurity Collaboration, Papua New Guinea Data Security, Child hospital Ransomware

Kenya-US Cybersecurity Collaboration, Papua New Guinea Data Security, Child hospital Ransomware

Cybersecurity is gradually becoming a matter of global concern. Nations, big or small, are grappling with cybercrime issues. Recently, the United States of America and Kenya decided to come together and amp up the level of digital security in Africa. On the other hand, Papua New Guinea, the island nation, has heightened its cybersecurity strategy….

7 ways admins can contribute to protecting G Suite from phishing

7 ways admins can contribute to protecting G Suite from phishing

Threat actors spare no one, and hence, it’s important for G Suite administrators to stay one step ahead. According to a Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, phishing accounts for 36% of data breaches, making it one of the most prevalent forms of cyberattacks.  G Suite includes an extensive suite of cloud-based tools, which attracts more…

Configuring DMARC for validating the FROM: address domain for senders in Microsoft 365

Configuring DMARC for validating the FROM: address domain for senders in Microsoft 365

DMARC validates emails sent from your Microsoft 365 domain to prevent spoofed senders from attempting business email compromise (BEC) attacks, ransomware, and other phishing instances. For the DMARC validation process, the domains in the MAIL FROM and FROM addresses are verified for alignment. DMARC in Microsoft 365 for different domain types For MOERA domain users…