This morning we noticed a disturbing email campaign attempting to scare recipients into making a large payment in exchange for human life.Read More
The shopping season is in full swing - and malicious actors are taking advantage of more than the sales.
From Black Friday through Cyber Week, AppRiver blocked more than 270 million pieces of spam. In comparison, that is about 60 million more than a non-holiday week. A good portion of spam being blocked by AppRiver...Read More
A New Twist
As a company who protects 60,000+ businesses worldwide, AppRiver's Security Team has no shortage of phishing emails to continuously defend against. While analyzing samples for new techniques and tactics we ran across one that was a familiar phishing scam with a surprising, but amusing twist.Read More
Recently, AppRiver detected a phishing campaign that was targeting Spotify customers by email with the purpose of hijacking the owner’s account. The attacker attempted to dupe users into clicking on a phishing link that would redirect them to a deceptive website. Once at the site, users were prompted to enter their user...Read More
GULF BREEZE, FL – March 26, 2018 – AppRiver, 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...Read More
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.Read More
Office 365’s user numbers are expected to surpass 100 million in 2017. With the vast amount of data shared via email in the Office 365 Suite, a critical question IT admins should be asking is: How secure is it?
While Office 365 comes equipped with native security features, the suite doesn’t offer the layered security...Read More