In his recent Predictions & Unpredictions for 2013 blog post, our CEO Matt Blumberg talked about how brands’ marketing and security functions will need to join forces to fight phishing. One key reason is that phishers and spoofers are continually getting smarter, applying an impressive range of best practices to make their emails ever-more compelling and believable.
Consider this example that I received recently from...
Late last night reports started coming in suggesting that Yahoo Mail users have had their accounts hacked. While “hacked” is a very broad term nowadays, it does appear that Yahoo email accounts are being compromised after users click on a malicious link they receive in their inboxes.
Update at 6:20PM EST: Yahoo says it has plugged the security hole in question as detailed at the bottom of this article.
A bit of digging shows the attack seems to have been carried out by a lone hacker by the name Shahin Ramezany. He has uploaded a video to YouTube demonstrating how to ...
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“He puzzled and puzzled till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. Maybe Christmas, he thought … doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more!”
The holiday shopping blitz certainly started early this year. In fact, I think I may have seen the first Christmas ad in store as early as October. The positive side of this -- maybe those marketers are just trying to keep Christmas all the year.
Yahoo has unveiled an updated version of its Yahoo Mail service for the Web, as well as Windows 8 and the iPhone and Android. Introduced in a blog post by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the new Yahoo Mail is more streamlined and user-friendly.
“We’ve redesigned the new version of Yahoo! Mail with speed in mind -- getting through your emails is faster than ever before,” wrote Mayer. “We’ve also made your inbox more intuitive and easier to navigate, allowing you to focus on what matters most: your messages.”