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Amid this COVID-19 pandemic, email risk is greater than ever - especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning that threat actors are taking advantage of the increased dependence upon cloud email that businesses have in midst of this worldwide crisis. According to DHS, cyber thieves are leveraging our heightened anxieties in today’s new digital world with “an increase in phishing attacks under the guise of themed emails containing attachments.”
How a Ransomware Attack Crippled One of the World’s Largest Law Firms - and What We Can Learn from the Incident  As industries continue to face increased challenges associated with moving forward in our new online reality, law firms and the legal world have discovered the importance of instituting and improving technology that supports the practice - whether in the office or remotely.
Over the past few weeks, a heated debate has arisen on the Apache SpamAssassin users list regarding the replacement of racially charged terms like “whitelist” and “blacklist” used in the Apache Spamassassin Project’s code with more inclusive language. Certain community members have been very supportive of Apache SpamAssassin’s efforts to remove racially insensitive language from the project, while others have loudly voiced their disapproval.
Malware is by no means a new threat; however, like the majority of digital attacks, malware attacks are rapidly evolving - becoming highly sophisticated, difficult to detect and devastating for victims. An especially dangerous type of malware - fileless malware - is gaining popularity among cyber criminals due to its ability to evade detection and deceive users.
Digital threats are always evolving, but one trend persists: email is cybercriminals’ preferred vector of attack, accounting for 90% of all digital exploits. Now more than ever, threat actors are taking advantage of remote workers’ increased reliance on cloud email, misconfigured cloud platforms and the fear and uncertainty that are characteristic of the new reality we all face due to COVID-19, and are launching sophisticated attack campaigns designed to obtain credentials, compromise accounts and steal money.
Microsoft 365 email risk is greater than ever. Cybercriminals are exploiting remote workers’ increased reliance on cloud email, misconfigured cloud platforms and heightened anxieties surrounding COVID-19 to steal users’ credentials and compromise accounts. Learn about the serious threat that DocuSign phishing poses to Microsoft 365 users, alerts about DocuSign Phishing and how you can protect yourself in this quick, informative read.

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