Bec

How to Alert a Sender if The Recipient Email is Malicious

November 11, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RMail’s Lookalike Domain Detector Alerts a Sender after They Click Forward, Reply or Reply All–before the Email Is Sent Before we begin today’s tech tip, we first wholeheartedly thank all Veterans for their courage and commitment past and present. It is this, that gives us others the opportunity to worry about free society business risks, like the financial risks we describe below. Thank you, from [...]

Top 5 Insurance Tech Issues & Insights From AppliedNet at Optimize!22

November 09, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

From AppliedNet, The Top 5 InsurTech Peer Insights (We Took Notes For You) To extend the premise of today’s in-person user conferences – learning from peers – we’ve prepared a list of the five most significant issues or insights that we heard from insurance agents' and brokers' conference participants in October. Top 5 insurance tech insights: Elegantly easy email encryption means e [...]

Alert on External Email When There Is an Actual Issue

October 21, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Only RMail offers features that can foil BEC attacks without “cry wolf” email stamps. We’ve talked a lot about the hydra of BEC (business email compromise) attacks recently due to the increasing share of these types of attacks within the universe of cybercrime that employ multiple techniques to lure users into sending money to the wrong person (to the cybercriminal). Recall that the hydra possesses many heads, and for every head chopped off, it would regrow two new heads. If your [...]

Top 5 Legal Security Issues & Insights From ILTA LegalSEC at Optimize!22

October 19, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

From ILTA LegalSEC, The Top 5 Peer Insights (We Took Notes) To extend the premise of ILTA (the International Legal Technology Association) – learning from peers – we’ve prepared a list of the five most significant issues or insights that we heard from international legal technology security (LegalSEC) conference participants. Top 5 ILTA LegalSEC insights: Email account compromise and BEC are major threats – whether th [...]

Business Email Compromise Attacks in Many Ways

October 07, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Business Email Compromise Cybercriminal Lures Attack in Many Ways, Like a Hydra Monster with Many Heads. Each Attack Vector Needs a Defense. Enter RMail. Before we start today’s article, we’d like to ensure you have heard about – and been invited to – RPost’s Optimize!2022 global e-security and eSign user conference ( [...]

What does BEC Stand for?

September 30, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

We’ll Make Etymology of Acronym-Originated Tech Speak Interesting… and Useful. Yes, it’s still the year of the tiger – a year of supposed unbound prosperity. But with the stock market plunging, and cybercrime flourishing, I thought it might be nice to forget about tigers and put on another hat, one of an etymologist. As an etymologist, one who studies the origins of words, I thought I would think about some of the new vocabulary that recently crossed my (electroni [...]

Your Newest (Fake) Remote Employee May Already Be Wreaking Havoc.

July 15, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The RMail security Human Error Prevention Suite Is Like Kryptonite to Deepfake Scams. By now you’ve probably heard of the deepfake phenomenon where a person in an existing image or video is replaced with someone else's likeness. While you might think this is just a digital version of the old dye-your-hair and wear-a-fake-mustache ploy, there are important nuances here. Most importantly, deepfakes leverage machine learning and AI to manipulate audio/visual content in real time, and th [...]

Tackling Business Email Compromise (BEC) Email Impostors

March 28, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The RMail Domain Age Detector Alerts Senders Before They Reply to BEC Domain Lures Now that many of us are going back into the office (for now), some of those tried-and-true office quips are making a comeback. Ask your colleague how they’re doing, and they’ll say sarcastically, “living the dream.” Then there’s the one where your coworker asks, “hey, you working hard or hardly working?” Try not to groan. Then there’s the smart-aleck younger colleague who motions for you [...]

How to Prevent Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

March 21, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RMail’s Right Recipient Feature Helps Prevent BEC Attacks on Vulnerable Staff In honor of the return of baseball for the 2022 season, which was until recently in doubt due to a prolonged labor dispute, I’d like to revisit the now immortal words of one baseball’s most infamous managers. The man is Leo Durocher who managed the Brooklyn Dodgers 1939-46 with a stint in 1948. He is credited with coining the phrase, “nice guys finish last,” which has become a kind [...]

How to Get Prompts in Microsoft Outlook to Double Check Recipient Addresses

February 21, 2022 / in Blog / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

RMail’s RSecurity E-Security Suite Stops Whaling, BEC Attacks Before They Happen Seeing as it’s Friday, I thought I’d ask which of the following “facts” are actually common misconceptions: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star was composed by Mozart. Vikings wore horns on their helmets. Canada is north of the United States. A toilet's flush will change direction depending upon which hemisphere it is in. [...]