Tagged: Crook

Welcome to the Crook archives of the Mailfence Blog.

Social Engineering: What is Smishing?

SMiShing (short of SMS phishing) is an emerging security threat. It is a technique that uses mobile phone text messages (SMS) to trick victims into taking an immediate action. Why...

Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

Vishing is a combination of the word “voice” and the word “phishing”. Therefore it refers to phishing scams done over the phone. Individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or...

Steps to take when your Email is hacked!

You have a hacked email account? Well, most of us use email so often and from so many different machines, that it is possible that it might be hacked one...

Plus addressing to track spammers

Plus addressing (or sub-addressing) allow you to use different versions of your email address. A great thing is to use plus addressing to track spammers. Use it whenever you want...

Security advisory

Security advisory regarding Yahoo hack

Yahoo recently confirmed a massive breach of over 500 million email accounts, including both credentials and security questions. At Mailfence – a secure and private email service, the security team...

How to combat Advanced Persistent Threats

The diluted usage of the term advanced persistent threat (APT) across the media, marketing and industry conversations continues to amaze us. Too many organizations are now distracted by the hype...