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Recent Posts by Shane Rice

For All the Dads: Tech Tips For Father's Day

We shared a few tech tips with moms from Appers for Mother's Day, and with Father's Day approaching we wanted to share a few more things with dads everywhere.
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Happy Mother's Day 2014

As we were preparing our Global Security Report for the first quarter of 2014, we were thinking about another approaching deadline: Mother's Day. On top of the cards, flowers, chocolates, and other gifts we wanted to offer moms everywhere a few helpful security tips.

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Spam Spike: New Virus Campaign Targets Bank of America Customers

Over the last month we’ve caught and blocked a set of virus campaigns that use new and novel tactics designed specifically to beat filtering engines. One common component of all these campaigns is enormous volumes of traffic being sent to data centers, with peaks reaching three or four times normal network traffic.

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Achieving Inbox Sanity: How To Use Our Bulkmailer Flag

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SecureSurf News: Agent Release and Block Page Updates

Earlier today we announced we have released an agent for SecureSurf web protection from AppRiver that will give organizations more flexibility and visibility while protecting them from the latest malware threats. In addition we have also updated SecureSurf block pages to better describe why a block occurred.

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More On A Recent Outlook Connection Issue

Earlier this week many of our customers experienced an issue using Outlook to connect to their mailbox. These mailboxes are part of one of our Exchange systems we call EXG6.

Here’s what happened.

We updated the servers with an update from Microsoft for Exchange called SP3, which our engineers tested extensively in our...

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Email Encryption: What Happens When You Hit Send?

Many of us use email to send sensitive information, often without thinking about what happens after we press the "send" key. 

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Are Your Ears Burning: Monitoring Keywords On Twitter By Email

Twitter and other forms of social media have exploded in popularity and there are many tools that have cropped up to help anyone monitor this activity. You can use these tools to help track keywords based on a hobby, interest, or your business.

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April 2012 Spam & Threatscape: Avoiding Online Tax Scams Like the Pros

Earlier today we released our tips to protect yourself as you prepare and file your taxes online. We also published our Spam and Threatscape report for April 2012. Here’s a brief video that outlines our tips for staying safe during tax season. I’ve also included the tips below the video.

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Security in 2011: Spam and Threatscape Report from AppRiver for 2011

Earlier today we announced the release of an end-of-year overview of the spam and other threats we tracked during 2011 and a look forward to the security threat trends we see on the horizon for 2012. You can read the entire 2011 Spam and Threatscape report, or if you prefer spend five minutes watching our video overview.

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