Email security – New scam attempts

Recently, some security holes in the Exchange servers have been closed, but the fraud attempts continue. reports a fraud attempt in which previously stolen e-mail communication was used to initiate a payment by the recipient via a typo-squatting domain in which, for example, numbers are substituted for letters (

Call from Microsoft – SCAM – Beware!

Old hat, actually:

Someone calls and says they are from Microsoft and would help you clean your PC. In reality, remote maintenance is set up, the criminal counterpart encrypts your PC and thus wants to extort a “ransom”.

Bundeswehr uses instant messaging – Matrix

BWI currently operates two chat solutions for the Bundeswehr for official and private mobile devices: Matrix and stashcat.

In the course of further expansion, Matrix will replace stashcat as the federal armed forces’ standardised instant messaging platform.