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SBN The Remote Phish: No Strings Attached

To combat phishing, do not permit loading of remote images in your email client’s preferences settiings.

To combat phishing, do not permit loading of remote images in your email client’s preferences settiings.

via Zeljka Zorz, Managing Editor, Help Net Security comes a well-crafted, on-target post, detailing the real danger with loading remote images in email messages (rather than directly embedded). Be careful out there!

‘At the moment, this new approach to delivering images in phishing emails is quite popular and obviously rather successful, but as email security vendors find ways to counter these tricks, cyber criminals will have to change tack once more – and so the arms race continues.’ – via Zeljka Zorz, Managing Editor, Help Net Security

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2021/1/15/the-remote-phish-no-strings-attached

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