Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Friday,   August 21st,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Gmail flaw allowing email spoofing fixed

This issue was caused by "missing verification when configuring mail routes" as detailed by researchers. To exploit this flaw to send authenticated spoofed emails that could pass both SPF and DMARC, attackers would have to abuse a broken recipient issue in Google's mail validation rules and use an inbound email gateway to resend the message from Google's backend so that downstream mail servers would automatically trust it. Learn more >

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