Fake Irish Revenue End of Year Email Scam

Posted by Gary Fleming on Dec 11, 2018 4:53:41 PM

Over the past 24 hours Topsec Engineers have noticed a massive spike in the number of the below Revenue Phishing emails which appears to come from revenue.ie. The email claims that the receiver is due a tax refund and must submit a Form 12 urgently. Conveniently, there is a “link” to the Form 12 in the email.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

Microsoft Office 365, Azure locked out people who use its multifactor authentication

Posted by Gary Fleming on Nov 20, 2018 1:14:30 PM

More and more organisations are starting to ensure that their employees use multifactor authentication (MFA) to add an extra layer of security to their Microsoft Office 365 and other accounts. Multifactor authentication and two-factor authentication involves using an extra step (like a phone number or verification code) in addition to your login credentials. This makes it harder for hackers to log in to your account if they have your username and password. It's a  very useful additional security step, however security researchers say that it’s use isn’t very widespread.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

Topsec Alert: Have you been Pwned?

Posted by Gary Fleming on Nov 14, 2018 4:24:03 PM

Topsec engineers have noticed a disturbing trend in a certain type of email that we would classify as Social Engineering. While we have blocked a significant amount of these, some will always leak through spam filters.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

We are hiring: Technical Support Engineer (Dublin 12)

Posted by Gary Fleming on Oct 11, 2018 3:29:41 PM

 

About Topsec

Topsec, a leading provider of cloud based managed email and web security solutions are seeking an experienced Technical Support Engineer to join the team. Our services include email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, email continuity, email content filtering, image analysis, email archiving, file sharing, phishing awareness training-as-a-service and Domain Management.

We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and are committed to providing the best solution with unrivalled technical support. As such we are seeking an experienced Technical Support Engineer to join our team

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Topics: Topsec Email Security, Phishing, Cyber Security, Topsec Phishing Awareness Training

baseStriker: Massive security flaw in Office 365 lets hackers slip malicious links past its security.

Posted by Gary Fleming on May 15, 2018 1:05:28 PM

Researchers have come across a security flaw in the way Office 365 email filters are designed to handle HTML code which has resulted in hackers getting malicious links into the mailboxes of end users.  The hackers used an incredibly simple trick to get malicious URLs to bypass Office 365 mail filters, by splitting up the malicious links by using a <base> URL tag.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

Latest Office 365 outage hits UK users hard

Posted by Gary Fleming on Apr 11, 2018 4:57:59 PM

Microsoft Office 365 had an outage on Friday which left users without email throughout Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific. Microsoft users who tried to access their accounts on Friday got the message “Service is temporarily unavailable. Please retry later.” UK users were hit hard with one user complaining that they could send or receive emails for over 14 hours.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

We are hiring: Sales Support Administrator (Dublin)

Posted by Gary Fleming on Apr 3, 2018 5:09:12 PM

About Topsec

Topsec a leading provider of cloud based managed email and web security solutions. Our services include email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, email continuity, content filtering, image analysis, email archiving, file sharing, Phishing Awareness Training-as-a-Service and Domain Management.

We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and are committed to providing the best solution with unrivalled technical support. As such we are seeking an experienced Sales Support Administrator to join our team.

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Topics: Topsec Email Security, Phishing, Cyber Security, Topsec Phishing Awareness Training

Will red weather warnings become a more regular occurrence?

Posted by Gary Fleming on Mar 5, 2018 12:40:52 PM

A red weather warning has only been issued on six occasions since the system was introduced in Ireland in 2013 – and only for rainstorms, never for snow until last week. The fact that there have been two red weather warnings in the past 4 months and only 4 in the previous 5 years is a worrying trend. With businesses closing for days at a time, they need to be more prepared for these adverse weather conditions.

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Topics: Email Security, Cyber Security, IT Security, Email Continuity, Office 365

We are hiring: Technical Support Engineer (Dublin)

Posted by Gary Fleming on Jan 12, 2018 4:05:11 PM

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About Topsec

Topsec, a leading provider of cloud based managed email and web security solutions are seeking an experienced Technical Support Engineer to join the team. Our services include email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, email continuity, email content filtering, image analysis, email archiving, file sharing, phishing awareness training-as-a-service and Domain Management.

We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and are committed to providing the best solution with unrivalled technical support. As such we are seeking an experienced Technical Support Engineer to join our team

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Topics: Topsec Email Security, Phishing, Cyber Security, Topsec Phishing Awareness Training

We are hiring: Senior System Administrator (Dublin)

Posted by Gary Fleming on Nov 30, 2017 12:23:30 PM

About Topsec

Topsec a leading provider of cloud based managed email and web security solutions. Our services include email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, email continuity, content filtering, image analysis, email archiving, file sharing and Domain Management.

Topsec are seeking a Senior System Administrator to join an existing development team. The role will require a mix of architecture design and implementation. It will involve the design of entirely new systems, as well as design changes to existing infrastructure. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of Networking, VMs and IT Security. They will have a commitment to building systems that provide a high level of automated resiliency, redundancy and backup. They will have experience of designing and implementing infrastructure designed to operate across multiple geographical zones.

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Topics: Topsec Email Security, Phishing, Cyber Security, Topsec Phishing Awareness Training