Submitted by M3AAWG Content Manager on Apr 19, 2021
As businesses sent workers fully remote last year and operations across the globe relied solely on online connections, bad actors rapidly evolved their cyberattacks to prey on this virtual dependence. To effectively address increasingly sophisticated threats and protect end-users, the anti-abuse industry must constantly stay on the pulse of these emerging tactics.
Submitted by M3AAWG Content Manager on Apr 06, 2021
Email security professionals have long been worried about attackers abusing shared SPF authorization within a multitenant hosting service. When many customers share the same infrastructure, there are increased concerns about abuse. Just such an attack against members sharing the same sending servers led to a deep dive session on the topic at the recent M3AAWG 51 meeting. During the panel discussion, the security analysts who detected the attack explained what they found, and participants from the abused hosting service shared lessons learned with the broader community.
Submitted by M3AAWG Content Manager on Apr 01, 2021
Welcome to a new episode of M3AAWG 5, our video series where we interview members and experts on emerging threats and prominent issues across our industry.
In today’s episode, I sit down with Mickey Chandler, Abuse Desk Committee Co-Chair and Director of Privacy and Abuse Management at ExactTarget, and Jess Kaplan, Abuse Desk Committee Vice-Chair and Senior Email Compliance Analyst at ActiveCampaign.
Submitted by M3AAWG Content Manager on Mar 08, 2021
By Amy Cadagin, M3AAWG Executive Director
Each year, M3AAWG continues to produce crucial best practices and industry guidance, and this is clearly due to the contributions of our dedicated members and, particularly, our officers. These individuals exemplify M3AAWG’s mission to build a safer online ecosystem for all through collaboration within the anti-abuse community.
At each of our annual February General Meetings, M3AAWG honors Mary Litynski, whose relentless work ethic solidified the early success of General Meetings and guided our organization to help create a safer online ecosystem for all. This award recognizes a member of our community who exhibits Litynski’s spirit by facilitating industry collaboration and whose lifetime achievements have been instrumental in driving anti-abuse initiatives forward.
Submitted by M3AAWG Content Manager on Feb 08, 2021
In a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic – and the resulting surge in cyberattacks – the online anti-abuse community came together to protect end-users across the globe. As the pandemic surpasses the one-year mark, with both COVID-19 cases and online abuse reaching record heights, our efforts remain vital in supporting businesses and individuals in staying safe in the real world and online. To this end, M3AAWG will host its 51st General Meeting, held virtually from February 15-18, 2021, gathering members from across the globe to collaborate around today’s most pressing cyber threats.
The views expressed in DM3Z are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect M3AAWG policy.
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