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Something Wicked This Way Comes – To Your Inbox

Hackers are smart – and only getting smarter. They are continually honing their attacks and searching for the weakest link – and oftentimes that is a company’s employees.

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Wanted: Your Computer for Mining!

Many have heard the term bitcoin in the past and recognize that as a digital currency.  Bitcoin is not the only player out there, just the most recognized.  The others are unofficially termed Altcoins for alternative coins.  Digital or cryptocurrencies are created by a process called mining.  This is the process of...

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Beware of a Malicious Site with a Name Similar to SecureSurf™

Recently, we stumbled across an existing website that seems to be part of some adware that a user can inadvertently install that changes his homepage to secure-surf.biz. While this site has no relation to the AppRiver Web protection platform, SecureSurf™, it does share a similar name. The culprit is likely software or...

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October in Review

 

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CPAs Targeted in Malware Attack

This morning we're seeing a rash of emails claiming to be from the AICPA or American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. These emails claim that the recipient accountant has been involved with fraudulent tax activity stemming from one of their clients and that a complaint has been filed against them. The email goes...

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