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Keep your Mail Server Running Smoothly with Today’s MDaemon Maintenance Update

To ensure MDaemon and its plugins provide the most up-to-date security and best performance, we often provide maintenance updates to help our customers get the most out of their business email and collaboration server. Today, we’ve released MDaemon 19.0.2. With this update, we’ve squashed a few minor bugs and updated MDaemon Connector for Outlook to version 6.0.2. More information on … [Read more...]

Not Today, Scammer!

A brief glance through my Spam folder in MDaemon Webmail today reminded me of the need for on-going education on the topic of phishing and Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams. Because businesses have already lost millions of dollars to these scams and continue to fall victim every day, it bears repeating that, while spam filters and email gateways continue to improve, no solution is 100% … [Read more...]

Introducing MDaemon 19 – with Updates for Security, Reporting, & Webmail

This week, we released MDaemon 19, with new features that benefit administrators and end users. The following is a summary of key improvements. You can view the complete list of updates in the MDaemon release notes. New Features for Administrators One of the first things administrators will notice is that the behavior of the “Start MDaemon” Start menu shortcut has changed. When … [Read more...]

MDaemon Technologies Announces New Email Security Gateway Services in the Cloud

The latest version 6.0 includes new cloud services, expanded Data Leak Prevention rules and integrated archiving features to help companies affordably protect user email. MDaemon Technologies announced the release of SecurityGateway for email servers version 6.0 that includes a new enterprise class Security Gateway cloud service and fully managed dedicated servers for end users, MSPs, VARs, … [Read more...]

Introducing Security Gateway 6.0 – Now With Archiving!

I’m pleased to announce the release of SecurityGateway 6.0, with integrated archiving, lots of additional data leak prevention (DLP) rules, and more! Here’s a quick overview of what’s new. A complete list of all new features and enhancements can be found in the release notes. Integrated Archiving with Advanced Message Search If you’ve been waiting patiently for SecurityGateway for Email Servers to … [Read more...]

Another day, another attempt to scam me – but I know a phishing attempt when I see one!

It’s just a fact of life: If there’s email, there will always be spam. Now, how much spam you have to deal with will depend on how good your spam filtering solution is. Here at MDaemon Technologies, we use our own products – MDaemon and Security Gateway, to filter out spam, malware, phishing attempts, and all of the other junk that often floods inboxes of users whose email server … [Read more...]

Prevent Leaks of Sensitive Business Data with Security Gateway

Businesses of all types must maintain records containing personal information about their employees and customers, and executives and clients alike have a mutual interest in protecting that data. But there’s no guarantee that every employee will treat confidential account numbers, Social Security numbers, passport numbers or other personal data with the same amount of care. So how can we prevent … [Read more...]

The Evolution of MDaemon – 1996-2019 & Beyond!

In the early to mid nineties, our founder and CEO Arvel Hathcock recognized the need for a less expensive, easier to manage alternative to Microsoft Exchange Server for small-to-medium businesses. With solid programming skills and an entrepreneurial spirit, he created the MDaemon Email Server and launched MDaemon Technologies. As word about MDaemon spread and customers began sending feedback, … [Read more...]

Seedworm Operation Spreads Malware via Phishing Attacks

2018 has been a busy year for new threats spread via email, with spear-phishing and Business-Email-Compromise (CEO fraud) the rising star for cyber-criminals intent on draining your bank account. Recent victims include Google and Facebook ($100 million lost), McEwan University (almost $12 million lost), a New York judge ($1 million), and a Dutch cinema chain (over $21.5 million). These threats … [Read more...]

Avoid Business Email Compromise and CEO Fraud Attacks with these 10 Best Practices to Protect Your Business

In part one of our three-part series on Business Email Compromise (BEC), I explained what a BEC attack is and provided examples and statistics. As you’ll recall from the examples discussed, businesses have suffered staggering losses to these attacks, and while users are becoming more aware of them, their own human nature dictates that these threats will continue. In fact, a recent report by Get … [Read more...]