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  • Security

Password Meters Are Not For Humans

Mailgun takes the security of our users’ accounts very seriously, and when it comes to a compromise of an account - no one is having any fun. With so many things that can contribute to an account compromise, we took a step back to look at the various attack vectors used by bad actors trying to gain access to accounts.

Patrick Tilley
8 min read
  • Security

Session Awareness & Account Management - How Active are You?

Here at Mailgun, we take cybersecurity extremely seriously. When it comes to our customers’ emails, a compromised account can mean compromises for their end-users as well.

Patrick Tilley
4 min read
  • Security

Common Phishing Email Warning Signs

In case you need a refresher, phishing emails are emails that spoof legitimate businesses to gain your personal information. These emails lead to a landing page that asks you to input your personal data like your login or social security number, thus collecting your info.

Mailgun Team
4 min read
  • Security

The Bug Hunt Is On — Mailgun Goes Public With Bugcrowd

We talk a lot about security around here at Mailgun, but what exactly do we do about it? Besides features like 2FA and teaching users how phishers get your personal information; we want people to help us shore up our backend, too. That’s why today we’re happy to announce our public bounty offerings with Bugcrowd.

David Dobbins
1 min read
  • Security

Internet Security – Defending Against Spam

Did you know that an overwhelming majority of the email going around the interwebs each day is spam? You may ask yourself, “Why do people spam?” The short answer is, it’s lucrative.

Nick Schafer
9 min read
  • Security

Caught In A Phishing Line – What We Do And How You Can Protect Yourself

We’re not going to beat around the bush – phishing sucks. It sucks to fall for a phishing attempt, and it sucks to have phishers pose as you. We can go on and on about how to protect yourself from phishing (and don’t worry, we will by the end of this post), but we stopped and thought – have we ever talked about how phishing happens from our perspective?

Natalie Hays
5 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Authentication Service – Post Mortem July 2018

The stuff of urban legends? An uncanny coincidence? Perhaps. What we do know is that this past Friday the 13th was not a great day for us.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Security Incident And Important Customer Information

On January 3, 2018, Mailgun became aware of an incident in which a customer’s API key was compromised and immediately began diagnostics to help determine the cause and the scope of impact.

Josh Odom
2 min read
  • Security

Lock It Down! Welcome, 2 Factor Authentication

Hour 0: Well, I never thought this would happen, but my password was leaked. My account has been compromised, and my services have been interrupted. This is bad.

Marco Salazar
4 min read
  • Security

Security Guide: How To Protect Your Infrastructure Against The Basic Attacker

Running your infrastructure in a secure configuration is a daunting task even for security professionals. This guide provides practical advice to help engineers build up infrastructure following security best practices so that they can confidently deploy their services to the public Internet and lower their chances of being compromised. This guide specifically targets Linux based systems; however, the best practices apply to all computer systems.

Mailgun Team
39 min read
  • For devs

Lemmacmd: Simple File Encryption Tool

Occasionally we all find the need to encrypt files as part of our job. The need to encrypt files comes up for a variety of reasons: the need to commit sensitive information into a repository, the need to transfer information over an insecure medium, or the need to leave something on disk that requires stronger access controls than the operating system provides.

Mailgun Team
2 min read
  • What's new

GHOST Mitigated And Our Patching Methodology

Mailgun has completed patching all of our infrastructure against the recently announced GHOST security vulnerability.

Mailgun Team
2 min read

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