A Primer on SPF Records

Yesterday there were a million and one web pages on Sender Policy Framework. Today there are a million and two. When I was researching SPF record syntax for some changes in my email routing, I couldn’t find a single page that gave all the information I needed. I hope this one will save you some time. Sender Policy Framework is a quick-and-dirty method for using […]

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Search and destroy phishing attempts before a compromise

It seems like I do a search and destroy to find and delete phishing attempts before they are opened–and possibly believed–by the end users at least once a month. We all see random phishing attempts using the names of banks and social media giants all the time. Most anti-spam software catches those easily. Unfortunately, if you have more than a few thousand users, you are […]

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Fraudsters Are Getting Better at Fraud

Email fraud, phishing in particular, is getting better all the time…well, worse actually┬ábecause it’s getting better. Most phishing emails are easy to spot by their poor spelling and punctuation and sometimes nonsensical English. “Please click to verify your account for the box of mail to continuing your size limit.” If your mail provider actually sends you an email that reads like this, you need a […]

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