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The Tax Man is Coming, So Are The Scammers

April 15th is right around the corner, and the scammers are out in full force pulling out all their tax-time tricks in hopes of getting their own return.

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Ready To Click That OneDrive Invoice Link? Not So Fast

Recently we posted a blog discussing all the methods Emotet uses to dupe end users.

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GandCrab Ransomware Takes Aim At Your Inbox

Over the past several days AppRiver security specialists have been seeing early morning Ransomware campaigns targeting users.

The ransomware itself belongs to the GandCrab family and has been the most frequently distributed of its kind over the past year. And like most ransomware, it has the power to significantly...

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Survey: Cybercrime More Devastating to SMBs than Other Threats Combined

A majority (58 percent) of executives at small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are more concerned about suffering a major data breach than a flood, a fire, a transit strike or even a physical break-in of their office, according to the inaugural AppRiver Cyberthreat Index for Business Survey. The figure jumps to 66...

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Previewing Email Attachments Could Mean Trouble

How many times have you received an email - from a trusted source - with an attachment? Not wanting to fully commit and open the attachment (because WHAT IF it is malicious), you chose to preview it.

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The Ongoing Emotet Campaigns

Security specialists at AppRiver have been combating the nonstop and ever-changing Emotet campaigns.

The more you know and understand about Emotet campaigns, the better chance you'll have at staying protected. Knowledge of threats, coupled with best practices of safeguarding your information online is just as crucial as...

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Bank of America Themed Emails Attempting to Spread Trickbot

On Jan 31, we noticed a large malware push posing as Bank of America that attempted to dupe users into opening an attachment. Opening the attachment would launch an infection chain that ultimately would lead to malware infection.

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Nonsensical Google Drive Campaign

Last week, spammers were busy sending thousands of emails that were somewhat nonsensical and containing a Google Drive URL. The body of the email also contained several random words and a time stamp.

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Like AppRiver's Phenomenal Care? Prove it

Once again, AppRiver has been named a finalist in the Customer Service Department of the Year category of the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program.

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Phishing Threatens Deadly Viruses

A new phishing campaign caught our attention recently due to the unique wording and varying tactics it uses in this "Security Alert." It threatens that the recipient's mailbox is infected with 3 deadly viruses and will shutdown if the warning is ignored.

Let's take a quick look at this credential-harvesting attack.

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