Tag Archives: MailScan

Beware of Ransomware disguised as Windows 10 Update

If you dare to update your system to Windows 10 based on fake emails from Microsoft, then you could be a victim of Cryptolocker Ransomware.  eScan research team has found that cyber-criminals are using various social engineering techniques to take … Continue reading

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Email Server Audit Tool (ESAT)

Email Server Audit Tool (E.S.A.T.) will assist administrators / Pen-Testers in 1: Troubleshooting , Configuration Verification. 2: Mail Server Deployment vis’a’vis the configuration of the mail server. 3: Securing the mail server deployment. Tests of E.S.A.T. 1: Open Relay Test … Continue reading

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Phishing/Spoofing Made Easy

Before we jump on to the topic of phishing attacks, let us understand the two important aspects that govern the success or failure of these types of attacks. 1. Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records 2. Deployment of SPF check What … Continue reading

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Auth SMTP Spam Attack

Analysis of MailScan Logs Period 28th May 2010 11:44AM to 28th May 2010 16:35 PM (5 hours of Logs) Recently, when one of  India’s top MNCs, which used a leading Anti-Spam Solution, faced a problem with its outgoing e-mail server’s … Continue reading

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