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Internet Insecurity

Google’s Confusing Gmail Security Alert Looks Exactly Like a Phishing Attempt

Security researchers say the legitimate email is training people to have bad email hygiene.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.18
Tedium
Tedium

The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous

Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Ernie Smith
12.6.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?

Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.19.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Google Just Made Gmail the Most Secure Email Provider on the Planet

Google has just launched a set of new features to make it harder to break into your account.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.17.17
fancy bear
fancy bear

Russian Hackers Are Using Google's Own Infrastructure to Hack Gmail Users

Security researchers have exposed a sophisticated hacking and disinformation campaign that targeted more than 200 Gmail users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.26.17
Phish Me If You Can
Phish Me If You Can

Google Was Warned About This Week’s Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago

Six years ago, a researcher warned about the exact same "dynamite phishing" technique used to phish around one million Gmail users this week.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.4.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Someone Hit the Internet with a Massive Google Doc Phishing Attack

PSA: don’t click on random Google Doc links.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.3.17
Australia
Australia

Australian Woman Kept Getting Emails for Uber Rides in Kenya

The problem is due to a lack of email verification, and can end up in an account being taken over.
Joseph Cox
12.7.16
vine
vine

Getting a Dog Melted My Cold, Cynical Heart

He's the best.
Nicholas Deleon
11.8.16
News
News

Hillary’s IT Guy Was Confident Phishing Email Wasn’t a Phishing Email

Even the tech nerds of the Clinton campaign fell for the phishing email sent by Russian hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.28.16
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton

Would You Click on These Fake Gmail Alerts?

It’s easy to make fun of people for clicking on phishing emails, but some of them are harder to spot than others.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.20.16
News
News

How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

New evidence proves Russian hackers were behind the hack on Podesta, connecting the dots on different parts of the complex hacking campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.20.16