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INKY Closes 2020 with Triple Digit Growth in Enterprise & Midmarket Customers Anti-Phishing Pioneer Launches into 2021 with Industry Leading Innovation and Expanding Market Share College Park, MD – February 3, 2021 – INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, announced today the company closed 2020 with over 150% in enterprise and midmarket customer growth. “INKY’s 2020 exponential growth is a testament to the company’s dedication to innovation, extending the sales footprint with new partnerships and integrations, as well as exceptional leadership,” said Matt Gatto, Managing Director at Insight Partners. “INKY is well positioned to replace legacy Secure Web Gateway vendors and lead the anti-phishing market in 2021.” Key 2020 Company Milestones: Raised a $20 million series B, led by Insight Partners to increase company size, expedite product development, grow the go-to-market team, and increase the ability to operate globally Expanded customer base across energy, healthcare, financial services and information technology, now serving more than 500 customers  Enhanced anti-phishing capabilities with addition of Account Takeover (ATO) Protection, which uses innovative machine learning techniques referred to as stylometry, and social graphing, to create individual sender profiles and block ATO attacks for users and most importantly, third-parties.  Forged strategic collaboration as the only anti-phishing vendor to be a member of the ONG-ISAC (Oil and Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center) Strategic Partnership Program Added to executive team welcoming industry veterans: Roger Kay, Vice President of Security Strategy and Leigh Reichel, CFO Exponential employee growth reaching 70 employees across North America and EMEA Named one of 10 finalists for the RSA Conference 2020 Innovation Sandbox Contest for its work on solving the systemic phishing attack epidemic “2020 proved to be a difficult year for many cybersecurity businesses that needed to pivot to account for the change in workflow and increase in threats. INKY was prepared for this industry shift and was able to not only grow our customer base significantly, but we more than doubled our employee base allowing us to meet market demand,” said Dave Baggett, Co-founder and CEO of INKY. “As we look ahead to tackling 2021, INKY is continuing to focus on innovation and strategic technology and channel partnerships as the vehicle to expand our presence globally.” About INKY Headquartered in College Park, Maryland, INKY leads the industry in mail protection powered by unique computer vision, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The company’s flagship product, INKY Phish Fence, uses these novel techniques to “see” each email much like a human does, to block phishing attacks that get through every other system. INKY founder Dave Baggett also co-founded ITA Software, the industry-leading airfare search company purchased by Google in 2011 for $730M, which now powers Google Flights®. For more information, please visit https://INKY.com/.   Media Contact Lisa Ackerson INKY 410-562-4670 lisa.ackerson@inky.com  
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INKY Technology Names Roger Kay as Vice President of Security Strategy College Park, MD – December 15, 2020 – INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, today announced that Roger Kay, former Vice President of Client Computing at IDC, will be joining the leadership team as Vice President of Security Strategy to enhance the company’s product and market strategies, including competitive assessment, forecasting, and market positioning.
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Phishing Attackers keep Hijacking Prestigious University Email Accounts To sneak Past Corporate Security The cybercriminal interest in hijacking university email domains is one of cybersecurity’s worst kept secrets and yet it’s become a problem that only seems to generate more bad news.
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INKY Enhances Next-Gen Email Phishing Protection Solution with Account Takeover Protection College Park, MD – October 20, 2020 – INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, today announced the addition of Account Takeover (ATO) Protection to the company’s INKY Phish Fence Platform. Email is an inherently trusted means of communicating for business, if cybercriminals compromise just one email account, they can gain trusted access to an organization's whole network.
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INKY Technology Appoints Leigh Reichel as Chief Financial Officer COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewsCentre/ — INKY Technology Corporation, a pioneer in next-gen email phishing protection, today announced that Leigh Reichel, a seasoned industry leader with more than 30 years of financial management and executive leadership, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
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Report: Phishing Campaign Uses Hidden Text to Bypass Email Security Source: www.healthitsecurity.com A new phishing campaign has been spotted in the wild using hidden text, or what’s known as zero font, to bypass email security controls and deliver malicious emails to the user, according to a recent report from Inky Technology. 
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Credential harvesting — How Zoom opened the phishing floodgates Video conferencing tech has been a lifeline for businesses, helping them sustain operations and communications amid the surreal events of 2020. But this sudden reliance was a vulnerability that some were ready to exploit. 
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Inky spots new phishing attack with clever tricks Inky has reported a new phishing attack designed to confuse Secure Email Gateways (SEG). The attack is using hidden text to stop the SEG rejecting the email as fraudulent. It is also taking advantage of the Unicode Soft Hyphen feature to hide the displayed text from the SEG engine. The result is that the email is delivered to the user, looks like a legitimate email and is likely to be successful at harvesting user credentials.
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Attackers Use Unicode & HTML to Bypass Email Security Tools Cybercriminals have been spotted using HTML/CSS and Unicode tricks to bypass tools meant to block malicious emails, marking a new twist in phishing techniques, security researchers report.
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There But Not There: Phishing Emails Using Invisible Text We’re used to hackers slipping malicious links and attachments into phishing emails. That doesn’t mean there aren’t the occasional slip-ups that result in malware infections, but for the most part, cyber-savvy users recognize the tricks used to fool them.
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