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
Sextortion vs Bombtortion
On Dec. 13, bomb-threat hoaxes via email sparked law enforcement agencies around the world to chase down nonexistent devices. Many researchers and media outlets were quick in observing the similarity the bomb threats shared with sextortion campaigns. While the sextortion threats have been going...Read More