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Two Ongoing Phishing Campaigns Using Microsoft's Azure Blob Storage

Two ongoing phishing campaigns are leveraging Microsoft’s Azure Blob Storage in order to steal users’ Outlook and Microsoft account credentials.

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Netflix Phishing Attack Targets Portuguese Users

In the past 24 hours, AppRiver security analysts have seen a rash of emails attempting to fool Netflix account holders into believing their account has been suspended.

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April Fools! A Blooper Reel of Recent Digital Attack Campaigns

Nowadays, digital attacks are a serious concern for organizations. One need only look to the growing costs of digital crime to understand why.

IBM’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study found that the cost of a data breach had increased 6.4 percent over the previous year to $3.86 million. Meanwhile, Cybersecurity Ventures...

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Mailbox Scams Ramping Up

Online mailbox scams aiming to trick users to hand over their mailbox to a scammer have been ramping lately.

The scam begins with a deceptive email to the end user claiming suspicious activity has been observed in their email account or that their inbox is full and needs attention. The email also contains a link that is...

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The Tax Man is Coming, So Are The Scammers

April 15th is right around the corner, and the scammers are out in full force pulling out all their tax-time tricks in hopes of getting their own return.

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Ready To Click That OneDrive Invoice Link? Not So Fast

Recently we posted a blog discussing all the methods Emotet uses to dupe end users.

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GandCrab Ransomware Takes Aim At Your Inbox

Over the past several days AppRiver security specialists have been seeing early morning Ransomware campaigns targeting users.

The ransomware itself belongs to the GandCrab family and has been the most frequently distributed of its kind over the past year. And like most ransomware, it has the power to significantly...

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Previewing Email Attachments Could Mean Trouble

How many times have you received an email - from a trusted source - with an attachment? Not wanting to fully commit and open the attachment (because WHAT IF it is malicious), you chose to preview it.

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The Ongoing Emotet Campaigns

Security specialists at AppRiver have been combating the nonstop and ever-changing Emotet campaigns.

The more you know and understand about Emotet campaigns, the better chance you'll have at staying protected. Knowledge of threats, coupled with best practices of safeguarding your information online is just as crucial as...

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WANTED: Your Office 365 Credentials

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.

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