Protect Yourself from Ransomware Attacks. Get RMail!

August 16, 2021 / in Blog, Tech Essentials / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Don’t Be Like 7sdf8dxz0sjh-3. Get RMail. Did you hear the one about the guy who couldn’t remember his “unhackable” Gmail password, so he changed his name to 7sdf8dxz0sjh-3? Now that you’ve stopped laughing uncontrollably, we can talk about something slightly more sobering: A new ransomware attack will occur every 11 seconds this year according to Cybersecurity Ventures. The estimated total cost of these attacks? $20 billion. “Back” in 2018, 39% of ransomware victims capit [...]

How to Stop Sending Personal, Health, Employment, and Tax Information Unencrypted

October 11, 2019 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The FBI Wants You to Stop Inadvertently Giving Criminals Money The FBI Elegantly Asks You to Stop Sending Money to Internet Criminals. We are now in the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a collaborative effort by the US Government and participating industry groups to educate all computer users enough so that they stop clicking those pesky links that download viruses and stop sending personal, health, employment, and tax information unencrypted. [...]

Cyber Pirates Find Silver in Real Estate and Gold in Tech Invoicing

May 16, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Cyber pirates have found easy prey in real estate brokers, title agents and estate attorneys. Their emails are a treasure trove of information about pending transactions involving large wire transfers. Real estate buyers, eager to close the deal, blindly trust the email they receive and the advisors with whom they correspond. There are countless reports of home buyers who have wired their downpayment funds to cybercriminals posing as settlement agents, only to have the funds lo [...]

What Has A Longer Aftertaste: Colorado Brownies or Russian Forged Cookies?

February 20, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

When the politicians in Colorado legalized cannabis, we all learned about the after effects of Rocky Mountain brownies – but the calories and cannabis burn off after a few hours. What about Russian Forged Cookies? While these “cookies” are tasteless, they have long-lasting after effects that can be costly. What is an HTTP cookie? An HTTP cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer, used by websites to remember and record your browsing activity – [...]

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017 – Part 3 of 3

January 19, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

We hope you are enjoying the “Tech Trends to Expect in 2017″ series. Last week, we made the second of three weekly predictions on technology trends we think will manifest in 2017. Here’s our third and final prediction of the series: Prediction 3: Cybersecurity will be a primary purchase driver for consumers shopping for professional servi [...]

RPost 2016 Year-in-Review, Trends & Outlook

January 19, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

The RPost team thanks you, our community of users, customers, partners, shareholders, and advocates, for another exciting year at RPost. Your support enables the RPost team to continue innovating for our customers, and to maintain RPost as a worldwide leader in cyber security, compliance, and productivity solutions. Each year, we find it useful to reflect on our company’s mission and discuss the steps RPost is taking to further that mission for its users and customers. As [...]

2017 Cybersecurity Report Cards and Bug Bounty Programs

January 03, 2017 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

How will the cybersecurity landscape change in 2017? Many businesses still feel woefully behind in their response to the pervasive threat of cybercrime. Let’s review how companies in different countries and different industries are rating their own cybersecurity strategies heading into 2017. Cybersecurity Report Card – Barely a Passing Grade Researchers asked 700 security executives in nine countries how well their organization was dealing with cybersecu [...]

Shadow Brokers Release NSA Hacking Tools to The Public

August 18, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

A hacking group called Shadow Brokers has reportedly stolen powerful hacking tools from the Equation Group, a hacking group believed to be NSA-backed and responsible for many of the largest state-level hacks in history. On Saturday, Shadow Brokers released a subset of [...]

Understanding Common Misconceptions About Email Delivery (Part 2)

March 15, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Most disputes center on who said what to whom and when. When an email gets lost without the sender being aware, the entire conversation or negotiation can derail, and there can be serious financial and/or reputational damage as a consequence. Have you ever been in a situation where an email vanishes? Part 2 of “Common Misconceptions about Email Delivery” prepares you in case delivery of your (or a client’s) time-dependent email is disputed. Let’s get right into the m [...]

Understanding Common Misconceptions About Email Delivery (Part 1)

March 10, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Have you, your staff, or a client ever sent an important email that the recipient claimed he or she did not receive? Over the next three weeks, Tech Essentials will explore common misconceptions about email delivery that will prepare you in case delivery of your (or a client’s) time-dependent email is disputed. Let’s get started with a few pervasive misconceptions. 1. I did not get a bounce notice, so I know my email got there. This is a f [...]