In today’s world of technology, email remains one of the primary means of communication for both personal and professional purposes. However, with the rise of email usage comes the rise of email exploits, and this latest blog post by Spam Resource is shining a light on the “OOF” vulnerabilities in the email system. The post explains how certain loopholes in the email system can be exploited by bad actors, leading to security breaches and other malicious activities. The post highlights the importance of staying vigilant and being aware of these exploits and offers tips on protecting oneself against these attacks. So, don’t be caught with your pants down. Take the necessary steps to secure your email and protect yourself from these exploitations!
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The Register’s Thomas Claburn details a recently shared research paper exposing troubling examples of loopholes in email authentication, allowing bad guys to spoof messages via email forwarding. Thankfully, some of the potential loopholes reported have already been addressed by specific email service providers. Some might say “don’t share this, as we don’t want to give the bad guys more ideas,” but I think it’s important for everyone to read and understand potential limitations and/or bugs in how things are implemented today, so that we can focus on addressing those problems, sooner, rather than later.Click on through to read “If you’re struggling to secure email forwarding, it’s not you, it’s … the protocols” over at The Register. (Great title, though it’s not always the protocols — sometimes it’s the implementation thereof.)