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