Category: Security

A recent software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike triggered a massive wave of IT outages worldwide, affecting numerous industries and services. The faulty update, intended for Windows devices, inadvertently caused system crashes and errors, leading to significant disruptions in air travel, healthcare, public transportation, and other sectors. Symptoms include hosts experiencing a bugcheck\ blue screen […]

Wursta is excited to continue the expansion of our team in the United Kingdom! We are committed to better serving our UK and Ireland customers with a dedicated team of experts on the ground. This expansion will allow us to provide more localised support and services, tailored to the specific needs of businesses in the […]

As of June 1st, 2024, Google has implemented new requirements for bulk senders using their Gmail service. If you send 5,000 or more messages per day to Gmail accounts, your email domain must have a DMARC policy in your DNS records. This policy must be set to a minimum of “none” (p=none). What is DMARC? […]

In today’s digital age, email remains a cornerstone of communication for businesses worldwide. However, with the convenience of email comes the ever-present threat of spam, phishing, and other malicious activities. To combat these risks, Google has announced new requirements for bulk senders within its Workspace platform, aimed at enhancing email security and reducing unwanted messages. […]

To keep accounts safer from hijacking attempts, Google will remove Less Secure Apps (LSA) settings in Google Workspace. Beginning September 30, 2024, access to LSAs will be turned off, and therefore CalDAV, CardDAV, IMAP, POP and Google Sync will no longer work when signing in with a password. If your company uses LSAs or apps […]

In Google’s October 2023 announcement, the team at Gmail described their recent efforts into the ongoing battle against malicious email.  New requirements for inbound messages to Gmail addresses saw a 75% decrease in unauthenticated email.  Additionally, new protections and requirements were announced, which kick into effect in February 2024.  Let’s take a look at what […]