As the 2018 tax season gets underway, we want to make sure everyone is aware of the many dangers we see surrounding this event each year. In fact, curiosity and uncertainty surrounding recent tax law changes may leave many individuals more susceptible to falling victim to one of the many tax-themed attacks that we typically […]
As online holiday shopping gets into full swing we are on the lookout for holiday related threats that we should all be wary of. It’s likely that FedEx alone will deliver hundreds of millions of packages between Black Friday and Christmas Day. And with so many people expecting packages […]
This morning we began seeing a large volume of messages that ultimately lead to the install of the “Asasin” ransomware, aptly named after the naming convention used when encrypting the user’s files. We have been seeing this Ransomware type for about a week now but it is now relying on a new infection technique. […]
In September, the number of emails containing malware reached their highest levels thus far in 2017, as seen by our filters. So far, October is shaping up to continue that trend. We have been monitoring this activity closely.
All of us at AppRiver are grieving for the heinous act that took place Sunday night in Las Vegas. And while the tragedy will get its fair share of media attention in coming weeks, we want to sound a warning bell before people are taken advantage of.