The Email Security Blog

Local Meetings Under Attack

Virtual community and school board meetings have been commonplace over the last two years. Instead of gathering in person, these meetings, often held over Zoom, have...

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Avanan Displaces Legacy Vendors 45% of the Time

In a recent analysis of 469 "wins"--i.e., when a new customer purchased Avanan--we found that we displaced the current vendor a whopping 45% of the time.  A displace...

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For MSPs, Preventing Phishing is Job One

Rayna Healy is an MSP Sales Manager for Avanan

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Avanan Named Finalist for Best Email Security Solution at SC Awards

Avanan was named a finalist for Best Email Security Solution at the 2022 SC Awards. 

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Ransomware Attack Shuts Down College

Over the past few years, ransomware has reared its ugly head. It's affected gas lines, hospitals and schools. It's become a part of dinner table conversation.  

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Roblox Exploited with Trojans from Scripting Engine

Roblox is one of the most popular game systems in the world. In 2021, this gaming platform grew from 32.6 million daily active users to nearly 50 million, across 180...

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Microsoft ATP's Lack of Effectiveness Caused These Companies to Switch to Avanan

Avanan's AI is specifically trained on the attacks that Microsoft misses. That's only possible if Microsoft actually misses attacks. It does.

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BEC is Now Top Global Crime

Recently, we published a webinar and whitepaper around the topic of Business Email Compromise.

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5 Ways to Stop Business Email Compromise from Crushing Your Business

Business Email Compromise attacks are the hottest trend from cyber attackers.

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The Gmail SMTP Relay Service Exploit

The “From” field in an email–or even in snail mail–is just an address line that the sender types in. Just like anyone can go to a post office and send a card that co...

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Leveraging Microsoft Legitimacy to Get into the Inbox

What looks like a new, missed voice message is actually a way to send phishing pages through to the inbox. 

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Top Microsoft Teams Security Issues

Microsoft Teams has quickly become the go-to option for many remote workers during the pandemic to collaborate and share files, data, and valuable information. Teams...

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Financial Scams Can Be Tricky to Spot. Here's Some Tips

Financial scams come in all shapes and sizes. They can spoof major companies. They can spoof minor companies. They can be threatening. They can be confusing. 

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Top Slack Security Issues and Concerns in 2022

Slack, a wildly popular SaaS communication tool for the modern workplace, helps users become significantly more productive. 

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COVID Scams Remain in Inboxes

As COVID stubbornly remains in our lives, so too do COVID-related scams.

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Spoofing Credit Unions for Profit

In February, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) put out a statement noting that, due to the geopolitical climate, credit unions should “adopt a heighten...

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Clicking on a Phishing Link Can Get People Fired

A new story by Grid describes the actions that some companies take when employees click on a phishing link.

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The Triple Threat Facing Healthcare Cybersecurity

There are three issues that are causing the healthcare industry major cybersecurity issues.

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The Millisecond Myth

We see it all the time: other API solutions claim that they remove a malicious message within milliseconds.

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The Most Impersonated Brand is Now LinkedIn

In a bit of a surprise, LinkedIn is now the world's most impersonated brand by phishers.

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