Welcome back to the Weekly Roundup! This regular publication of email security news is released each Monday to ensure you’re up to date on all the latest news surrounding email security, detailing current email exploits and giving you the knowledge necessary to properly secure your proprietary information and confidential data. This is the June 17, 2013 edition, covering information about the National Security Agency, email scams related to LinkedIn and American Airlines and much more.
Enjoy, and be sure to check back next week!
NSA secretly mining data from Google, Apple, Facebook & others (Silicon Angle, Mike Wheatley)
Top Secret NSA program allows government to demand business records (National Monitor, Craig Manning)
Scam watch: LinkedIn “account inactivity” email (Nerd Wallet, Anisha Sekar)
Lucas says her email account has been hacked (Richmond Times Dispatch)
Google reports surge in phishing attacks prior to Iranian election (E-Security Planet, Jeff Goldman)
Spear phishing: How the non nerds hack into you (The Nation, Harry Kazianis)
American Airlines says email is a phishing scam (NBCDFW, Elvira Sakmari)
Brazil is one of top countries for phishing (zdnet.com, Angelica Mari)
Phishing expedition? Cyber Heists expose flawed password system (Fox Business, Jennifer Booton)
JPMorgan, Wells Fargo among most targeted with phishing scams (Value Walk, Michelle Jones)
Spear-phishing paves road for advanced, persistent threats (CSOOnline.com, John P. Mello Jr.)