Jayne A. Hitchcock Wins the 2015 M3AAWG Litynski Award

When members of a fraud ring launched a series of online attacks against Jayne A. Hitchcock in 1996, as retribution for exposing their scam on a Usenet message board, they inadvertently touched off a campaign against cyberstalking and cyberbullying that would make their line of work much, much harder. Hitchcock fought back, gathering information about technology and tactics, working with law... Continue »

Hook, Line & Sinker: Protecting data against malicious phishing attacks

IT security stories are becoming more and more prevalent in the news. We are seeing hacking, data theft and the importance of data protection crowding the news agenda daily. Email marketing remains one of the most valuable internet services however it is extremely vulnerable and therefore prone to malicious attacks.  These attacks that seek to obtain sensitive data can cause major damage to... Continue »

Webinar: 2014 Email Retrospective & Predictions for 2015

Over recent year’s it’s become somewhat of a tradition that at the beginning of the New Year we look back at some of the most notable developments in the year just past. Together with Dale Langley our Senior Email Consultant, I will aim to predict the email game changers in 2015. We hope you can join us for our “2014 email retrospective and 2015 predictions” webinar on 4 February at 1pm GMT/2pm... Continue »

Sony Hack Spotlights Vulnerabilities: A Review of the Threat Landscape

FBI director James Comey recently reaffirmed the agency’s initial position, attributing the late December attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment to North Korea. Some are already speculating that all out state-sponsored cyber warfare is just around the corner. However, this isn’t the first time Sony’s systems have been compromised, and government elements are rarely identified as instigators of... Continue »

The Most Read Return Path Blog Posts of 2014

2014 was in most aspects an extension of 2013, but the knob has been cranked up. Google continued innovating the inbox with the release of a pinterest-like inbox called Gmail Grid View, and a brand new email client called simply Inbox by Gmail, that not only bring Gmail more into the mobile age, but also it also follows their Material design principles. Gmail also began to offer a feedback loop... Continue »