AppRiver Blog

Watch for malicious scams in wake of Las Vegas shooting

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.

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Hurricane Scams Continue to Make Landfall

A little over two weeks ago we posted about the first Hurricane Harvey scam emails that appeared in our spam traps.  The hurricane scams continue to persist without showing any signs of slowing down soon.

Scammers are now using Harvey and Irma references or just a generic email to encompass any hurricane assistance efforts.

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A Real Life 'Wolf of Wall Street'

Spammers have been busy thus far in 2014. One group in particular has been especially active over the past 10 days. We have been following a massive spam campaign that is undertaking the classic “Pump and Dump” stock scam with unusual relentlessness. If you are unfamiliar with the scam, it goes like this… The scammers buy...

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