Office 365 Business Email Compromise Attacks The Office 365 (O365) platform has experienced tremendous growth and there is no sign of that trend slowing. More businesses than ever reside with – or plan to migrate accounts to – the expanding Microsoft Business or Enterprise services. Scammers have taken notice and have crafted simple, effective social […]
Throughout 2017 we observed a major increase in phishing efforts, reaching peak levels over the summer, and this trend has continued to intensify in 2018. Much of this effort was expertly tailored to gather users’ login credentials to their preferred email provider. Ultimately attempting to compromise Office365, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL et al. The phishing attacks […]
Tis the season … and hackers are not taking a break. Already we are starting to see emails targeting online shoppers. Taking advantage of all those online sales also means waiting for and tracking your packages to make sure they arrive safe and sound on your doorstep. And that is exactly what hackers are counting […]
Move over macros, Office DDE exploits arrive! Office macros have been the primary choice of attacks by malicious actors for years. IT administrators and users have learned to be cautious before running macros. The Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol has been around much longer but hadn’t been used for attacks. It’s a communication protocol that […]
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.