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.
***UPDATE*** In the past 24 hours we have seen over 23 million messages sent in this attack, making it one of the largest malware campaigns that we have seen in the latter half of 2017. Malicious email campaign As many US workers were arriving to their offices, a massive malicious email campaign began attempting to […]