Focus on the Fundamentals

“In the end, it’s extra effort that separates a winner from second place. But winning takes a lot more that, too. It starts with complete command of the fundamentals. Then it takes desire, determination, discipline, and self-sacrifice. And finally, it takes a great deal of love, fairness, and respect for your fellow man. Put all these together, and even if you don’t win, how can you lose?” — Jesse... Continue »

Return Path Helps Global Shipping Giant Block 12 Million Suspicious Messages over 30 days

Implementing a DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) record is a great first step for any brand who wants to protect their brand and customers against email fraud. It’s the best way to ensure that legitimate email coming from owned domains is properly authenticating against established DKIM and SPF standards, and that fraudulent activity appearing to come from... Continue »

How Return Path Helped a Financial Services Giant Block 96% of Suspicious Messages

Too often, brands lack visibility into the widespread phishing attacks plaguing their email program. As a result, they must rely on a small volume of customer abuse reports to identify attacks. This reactive approach can wreak havoc on brand reputation and revenue. In 2012, a global financial services leader was experiencing these dangerous consequences and needed help—fast. The threat... Continue »

Return Path Recognized on Online Trust Alliance’s Honor Roll for 6th Consecutive Year

Eliminating the impact of email fraud is a core mission here at Return Path. That’s why we’re honored to be named to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Honor Roll for the 6th year in a row.   To compile the Honor Roll, OTA evaluates sites and mobile applications based on dedication to consumer protection, privacy, and security. Their annual study includes nearly 1,000 sites across a variety of... Continue »

Study: 21 Billion Messages Appearing to Come from Top Brands Deemed Suspicious

Phishing costs companies around the globe $4.5 billion each year, and attacks are increasing in frequency and sophistication.   A recent study by Return Path underscores just how prevalent fraud against unprotected brands might be in mailboxes around the world.   We examined more than 200 billion messages attributed to 157 large global brands between Q4-2014 and Q1-2015 to look for suspicious... Continue »