Spam & Security

Spam & Security

Attachment Defense
Information: Attachment defense is used to protect email boxes from malicious attachments in emails. By default this option is not enabled and is only a...
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020 at 2:00 PM
What is SPF and How to configure it?
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) first mentioned in 2000 but didn’t really attract attention, and since then SPF has experienced several changes. In 2006 le...
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020 at 11:11 AM
Name spoofing, Imposter spoofing,CEO, VP Impersonation
Situation There has been an increase of cases where hackers are spoofing the names of CEO's, Executives, VP's, etc of our customers companies in t...
Tue, 27 Oct, 2020 at 10:02 AM
Email came in with subject starting with ***UNCHECKED***
SYMPTOM Email comes in with subject line ***UNCHECKED*** -- it looks like a spam and it contains a zipped attachment. Example: ISSUE...
Tue, 12 Jan, 2021 at 3:54 PM
Adding a Spam Stamp and Delivering Messages
Situation: You want all email to be delivered without being quarantined. Solution: Using Spam Stamp and Forward can allow emails to be de...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 12:01 PM
Spam Settings Explained
Situation: Administrators have switched to Proofpoint and would like to understand how our Spam Settings work and what do they mean. Administrators ar...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 11:56 AM
Adding a Spam-Reporting Footer to an Inbound Email
Situation: You want to add a Spam-reporting footer to the bottom of inbound emails, either for the entire company or individual users. Solution: ...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 12:05 PM
Inbound Sender DNS Check Option
Situation: Spam domains will often not have a proper A/MX record configured on their DNS. Proofpoint performs additional checks to stop this type of ...
Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 at 12:07 PM
Attachment Defense Sandboxing
Situation: At time different type of attachments may contain payloads that are currently embedded with in the attachment that can cause the download of ...
Thu, 9 Sep, 2021 at 10:48 AM