Cloud-Based Business Email Compromise Scams

Cloud-Based Business Email Compromise Scams

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published an alert warning that criminals are exploiting cloud-based email services to carry out business email compromise (BEC) scams. The attackers are using phishing kits that impersonate email services like Google’s G Suite or Microsoft’s 365 to compromise corporate email accounts. Once they gain access to an account,… Read more »

Changes Coming to Authentication for Microsoft 365 Email Service

Changes Coming to Authentication for Microsoft 365 Email Service

In late 2021, Microsoft 365 will no longer support legacy authentication. Modern authentication means OAuth 2.0, where applications request access tokens from Azure Active Directory rather than using username and password to connect. This enables multi-factor authentication, restrictive access policies, and other security beneficial features. In September 2019, Microsoft stated that from the October date,… Read more »

Email Security

What You Need to Know About Email Security.

There are a variety of email-based attacks that you should be aware of to protect your company against. Hackers are using the full range of techniques to comprise your email security. Phishing, spear-phishing, whaling, business email compromise (BEC), CEO/CFO scamming, and employee impersonation. Most companies have few technical barriers to guard against these types of… Read more »