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Think Your Business is Safe From Hackers?

Hackers are always on the lookout for easy targets. Make sure your business doesn't become one.

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AppRiver Acquires Roaring Penguin

GULF BREEZE, FL – March 26, 2018AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity software and services, today announced that it has acquired Roaring Penguin Software, Inc., an Ottawa-based email security firm, in a move that will bolster AppRiver’s footprint in Canada, further...

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AppRiver Live: Hackers are getting personal

All your eggs in the Office 365 basket? Find out how layered security can save your bacon.

Check out this week's AppRiver Live replay. AppRiver Security Analyst David Pickett and Marketing Director Jim McClellan discuss the latest tactics cybercriminals are using to gain access to your email (and unleash malicious, and...

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Scam me not!

There has been an increase in invoice scam campaigns being produced by spammers. These campaigns trick you into clicking on what you presume to be an invoice link but is actually a download to a malicious file.

This file will either download malware to your computer or it will phish for information.

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Global Security Report: Ransomware as a business explodes

Global Security Report 2017

Ever since Cryptolocker was unleashed on a global scale in late 2013 resulting in the extortion of millions of dollars paid to the perpetrators, cybercriminals have been coming out of the woodwork to get in on the action.

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Need a little migration help? We got you

Has your domain been migrated to the Exchange 2016 platform yet? Need help getting your mobile devices connected to the new server?

We can help.

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Want to know what threats to expect in 2018?

AppRiver security analysts Troy Gill and David Pickett took a peek in their crystal ball to see what cyber threats we may see in 2018.

These predictions as well as a look back at 2017 can be found in AppRiver's Global Security Report.

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Necurs Botnet Launching Massive Ransomware Attacks

****Update: 12/29/2017 9 A.M.****

Necurs botnet operators continue to show unpredictability. Following the afternoon blog update yesterday they turned up the volume.  It ended up being our highest volume day of the year originating from the massive botnet.  We blocked 49,784,485 million ransomware messages destined to...

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MSSP Alert: NC County Stops Cyberattacks After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

Mecklenburg County in North Carolina has no patience for cyberattacks. And they proved that when they recently refused to pay $23,000 in ransomware.

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Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It's pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a "disturbing" category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.

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