Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Strong Technical Security Controls are necessary but not sufficient to prevent email fraud

Email frauds have been on the rise since the early 90’s. The first phishing attack recorded was carried out by a group of hackers that called themselves the warez community. The group created an algorithm that allowed them to generate random credit card numbers to open AOL accounts. Those accounts were then used to spam others in AOL’s community.

Since then, the explosion of the internet has not only helped connect people all over the world but has also left business and organizations open to attacks. According to Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threats Report, “Spear-phishing emails emerged as by far the most widely Read the rest

Secure Your Mail Servers With ClrStream

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Ransomware has been one of the biggest threats in the fast growing technological era. This growth is due to that fact that ransomware is getting easier and easier to send and offers a quick and easy return on investment. According to a report released by PhishMe, as of March 2016, 93 percent of all phishing emails contained encryption ransomware. As recent as a few weeks ago,there was a highly effective phishing scam targeting Gmail users, proving that no one is safe.

Introducing ClrStream from SkyConnect. Mithi Software’s latest technological innovation. The new cloud based software service helps protect your organization from … Read the rest

[Announcement] Peripheral Email Security for SkyConnect Upgraded

We are happy to announce the upgrade of the peripheral security for SkyConnect – for Spam and Virus detection in Email.

This upgrade will be automatically available to all our customers.

The new email security system replaces the current one at the Peripheral Email security layer providing a guarantee on performance and reliability covering 5 parameters viz. Spam detection, Virus detection, False positive rate, Availability and Latency.

This upgrade will offer a hands free Spam and Virus experience with cleaner inboxes.

Here is a quick look at the security framework of SkyConnect and how the new upgrade impacts the overall security.

Summary of the

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How does SkyConnect prevent email sender fraud, email spoofing & impersonation with SPF, DKIM, DMARC, User level Spoof check, & other security controls?

Business v/s Consumer Email Accounts (M) 2013-2017


Source : radicati.com

Worldwide daily email traffic (B) 2013-2017


While the % of growth in the consumer and business email accounts is about the same year on year, it is observed that the the business email traffic will exhibit growth year on year (more business transacted on email), while consumer email traffic will reduce (possibly due to social media).

Source : radicati.com

Global Spam Statistics


Source : Statista

What is an ’email spoof’?


Spoofing, in a nutshell, is email fraud and deception. Spoofing is the most common form of the modern con game called ‘phishing’. The email

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