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Messaging Security


Messaging security category contains all the information related with messaging: antispam solutions, malware scanning solutions, technology updates in this market segment, data leaking prevention solutions which will allow you to better understant what kind of security measures and tools you have to use in order to protect your data. 
 

Secure E-mail Gateway

Secure E-mail Gateway provides protection against inbound and outbound e-mail threats such as phishing, spam and malware.  It also offers content-aware data loss prevention and encryption. User Benefits Secure E-mail Gateway uses the following technologies in ...

E-mail Encryption

E-mail encryption technology is used to protect e-mail messages from unauthorized access. E-mail encryption can be deployed using e-mail encryption software, secure e-mail servers or secure webmail centers. E-mail messages will be transformed using an algorithm, resulting ...

Mail Server Anti-virus

Mail Server Antivirus is a technology detects and filters viruses, worms, Trojans and other potentially unwanted programs. User Benefits Mail Server Antivirus technology prevents users from downloading through email malicious application which can steal confidential ...


  • Tax-themed Threats Continue to Spread during the Tax Season

    Since late last year, multiple warnings have been issued to the public regarding tax-related fraud campaigns. Last month, a warning was issued to Northwich residents in the UK regarding a HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) phishing scam, while the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a similar warning to US tax payers. Forcepoint Security Labs™ have observed a similar trend in our telemetry. Small to medium-sized tax-themed email campaigns have constantly appeared since the start of this year. For instance, just last week, our telemetry ...

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  • IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment

    Forcepoint™ Named as a Leader in Worldwide Email Security IDC MarketScape has identified Forcepoint as a Leader in its IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment.1 Their assessment was clear: “Forcepoint is in the Leaders category due to their broad range of features and services options.” IDC identifies integrated Forcepoint products that deliver extremely effective email security to our customers: “Forcepoint uses their ThreatSeeker™ Cloud, ACE threat detection and Spamhaus technologies to improve their ...

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  • 2016 Radicati Secure Email Gateway Market Quadrant

    Industry Analyst Report Forcepoint™ Achieves “Top Player” Ranking for Secure Email Gateway The Radicati Group has just published its Market Quadrant Report on the leading security vendors in the Secure Email Gateway space and Forcepoint is positioned as a “Top Player.” According to the report, “Forcepoint TRITON® AP-EMAIL can leverage strong malware detection benefits as part of the TRITON security platform which integrates email security, web security and DLP from a cohesive platform.” In ...

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  • Cerber Actor Distributing Malware Over E-mail Via WSF Files

    Last week we tracked an interesting e-mail campaign that was distributing double zipped files with Windows Script Files (WSFs) inside. When executed, these WSFs downloaded the Cerber crypto-ransomware. Cerber has previously been seen distributed via exploit kits and over e-mail using DOC files with macros. This is the first time that we have seen Cerber distributed via the use of WSFs. E-mail Lure The e-mail lures followed a convention of "[someone@somewhere.tld] Invoice-or-bill-related-subject-line". For example: The attacker has ...

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  • TorrentLocker is Back and Targets Sweden & Italy

    Since 14/FEB/16 we have been tracking a new TorrentLocker e-mail campaign which has been using PostNord and Enel themed lures. The e-mails have been specifically targeted towards Swedish and Italian users. Unlike some previous TorrentLocker lures which were set up on newly registered domains, these use fake sites hosted directly on compromised websites. E-mail Lures The e-mails we saw claim to be from either PostNord, who are a legitimate Nordic logistics company, or Enel who are an Italian energy company. The e-mails suggest a notification of ...

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