Security News

Microsoft warns Gmail blocks some Outlook email as spam, shares fix
2024-04-02 22:09

Microsoft has confirmed that some users are experiencing issues with emails being blocked and marked as spam when trying to email Gmail accounts. Until the Team can address this newly acknowledged issue, Microsoft advises impacted users to add an alias to their accounts and email Gmail contacts using that alias.

Happy 20th birthday Gmail, you're mostly grown up – now fix the spam
2024-04-02 09:27

Your profile can be used to present content that appears more relevant based on your possible interests, such as by adapting the order in which content is shown to you, so that it is even easier for you to find content that matches your interests. Content presented to you on this service can be based on your content personalisation profiles, which can reflect your activity on this or other services, possible interests and personal aspects.

New MFA-bypassing phishing kit targets Microsoft 365, Gmail accounts
2024-03-25 16:56

Cybercriminals have been increasingly using a new phishing-as-a-service platform named 'Tycoon 2FA' to target Microsoft 365 and Gmail accounts and bypass two-factor authentication protection. Tycoon 2FA attacks involve a multi-step process where the threat actor steals session cookies by using a reverse proxy server hosting the phishing web page, which intercepts the victim's input and relays them to the legitimate service.

Gmail & Yahoo DMARC rollout: When cyber compliance gives a competitive edge
2024-02-16 06:00

As Gmail and Yahoo take steps to enforce stricter email authentication, organizations that are proactive in their DMARC compliance will not only enhance their security posture but also gain a significant advantage: improved email deliverability translates into better engagement rates, bolstering sales and revenue. Thus, DMARC compliance is not merely about meeting a standard but seizing an opportunity to stand out in a crowded digital marketplace.

Google teases a new modern look for sign-in pages, including Gmail
2024-02-08 11:33

Google is on the brink of refreshing its sign-in pages, including Gmail, with a sleek, modern makeover. BleepingComputer spotted a ew pop-up message hinting, "A new look is coming soon. Google is improving its sign-in page with a more modern look and feel." We noticed the pop-up when signing into the Gmail account.

Google Kubernetes Misconfig Lets Any Gmail Account Control Your Clusters
2024-01-24 14:25

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a loophole impacting Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) that could be potentially exploited by threat actors with a Google account to take control of a...

Surprise! Email from personal. is not going to contain good news
2023-12-14 09:55

Karakurt, a particularly nasty extortion gang that uses "Extensive harassment" to pressure victims into handing over millions of dollars in ransom payments after compromising their IT infrastructure, pose a "Significant challenge" for network defenders, we're told. So to help organizations avoid getting caught by this crew, the FBI, and the US government's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Treasury Department, and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network released an extensive list of vulnerabilities and methods the gang exploits and uses for initial access, the software tools they abuse to snoop around and steal data, and the payment wallets and even email addresses used in the group's extortion attacks.

Google Unveils RETVec - Gmail's New Defense Against Spam and Malicious Emails
2023-11-30 13:08

Google has revealed a new multilingual text vectorizer called RETVec (short for Resilient and Efficient Text Vectorizer) to help detect potentially harmful content such as spam and malicious...

Google is retiring its Gmail Basic HTML view in January 2024
2023-09-25 16:08

Google is notifying Gmail users that the webmail's Basic HTML view will be deprecated in January 2024, and users will require modern browsers to continue using the service. The basic HTML view is a stripped-down version of Gmail that does not offer users chat, spell checking, keyboard shortcuts, adding or importing contacts, setting custom "From" addresses, or using rich text formatting.

Google Gmail continuously nagging to enable Enhanced Safe Browsing
2023-08-06 16:24

Google is urging users to activate its Enhanced Safe Browsing feature via numerous alerts in Gmail that keep coming back, even after you acknowledge them. Enhanced Safe Browsing was released in 2007 as an upgrade to Google's standard Safe Browsing feature that warns users when they visit known phishing and malware sites.