AppRiver Blog

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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What Will the Zix Acquisition of AppRiver Mean for Partners?

A message from Chris Essex, AppRiver Channel Chief and Senior VP of Global Sales:

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AppRiver looks to game-changing 2019

After an exciting 2018 that was punctuated with acquisitions, global growth, major changes in our leadership team, and more, AppRiver knew 2019 had to be an even bigger game changer.

Enter Zix, the maker of email archiving and security products.

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Email Bombs Disguise Fraud - Distributed Spam Distraction

Email Bombs Continue to Disguise Fraud

Email bombs are a type of Denial of Service (DoS) attack. Victims face an uncontrollable deluge of messages quickly filling up their inbox when the attack begins. With enough volume, the attack renders the victims mailbox useless. Victims struggle to make sense why a sudden...

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Phishing campaigns spoof Citizens Bank, Wells Fargo

Recently AppRiver's Email Security filters have seen a flood of phishing campaigns using Wells Fargo and Citizens Bank templates.

The attacker's goal is to intercept the user's bank login information, and we all know what that could lead to - financial devastation. 

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Did Your Password Make the Worst List?

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WANTED: Your Office 365 Credentials

Here we go again - attackers are going "phishing" in search of user's Office 365 credentials. 

 In the past we have seen this sort of activity ramp up dramatically at many different points in time, and it is usually followed by a corresponding increase in attacks being launched from the compromised accounts.

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