Happy Monday and welcome to our Weekly Roundup of Email Security News! This regular feature will make sure you have something to look forward to on Monday morning by recapping all essential news you may have missed while catching up on your sleep over the weekend. From the most recent email exploits to detailed accounts of email attack tactics, we’ll make sure you’re entirely ready for the week ahead.
Here is the June 10, 2013 edition. Grab a piping hot cup of coffee, enjoy and don’t forget to check back next week!
91% of targeted attacks start with a spear-phishing email (CSO Online, Anuradha Shukla)
Phishing email imitating Facebook Security targets users (SpamFighter.com)
Senior citizens warned of fake emails urging enrollment in ‘my Social Security’ (SeniorJournal.com)
“NATO” vacancies phishing email also leads to malware (Net-Security.org, Zeljka Zorz)
NYPD detective accused of hiring email hackers (Net-Security.org)
Zeus malware returns, targets SMBs (Information Week, Kevin Casey)
Spam doubles as bull market returns (CNNMoney, Katie Lobosco)
Phish your own company (Tech Central, Craig Wilson)
Phishing attack targets Yahoo users (v3.co.uk, Shaun Nichols)
States’ top cyber challenge remains spear phishing (Govtech.com, Dan Lohrmann)