Email Stealth Attacks: New Ways Of Breaching Legacy Systems

We’re barely into the new decade, and there is already bad news on the security front: malicious emails are slipping through legacy email gateways by the thousands.

That’s the crux of the 2019 End Of Year Email Phishing Report, a study released on Wednesday by security startup INKY. 

The study charges that INKY competitors are missing dangerous emails. We’re not imaging this: the headline to one section says, “INKY vs. The Competition.”

For instance, more than 500 suspicious emails got by Proofpoint to endanger a major healthcare provider, the report alleges. Moreover, INKY “identified as potentially dangerous 0.3% of emails that were deemed safe by Proofpoint."

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