AppRiver Blog

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.

Read More

In the know: Office 365 premium security offerings

 

Office 365 has become the new standard for business productivity software, but it might not offer everything your business needs to be secure.

Read More

Windows 10 Source Code Leak: Hackers Get a Big Head Start

By Shawn Morrison

Read More

Get Peace of Mind: Secure Your Smart Device Data

Every smart device owner has most likely experienced one moment where they reached for their device and it wasn't there.

After a short, frantic search with no results, the dreaded thought enters the mind: "What if I lost it?"

Because of the small size and portability of these devices, they are easily misplaced.

Their size...

Read More

Password Reuse Attacks - Constant Security Concern

 

Read More

U.S. Government Cyber Attack

Recently, we learned of a federal data breach involving the personal records of around four million current and former government employees. While information about the scope of the attack is still developing, we do know that US investigators are saying that it could affect nearly every government agency and is likely...

Read More

Closing the Crypt

It came to a sudden surprise to everyone earlier this week when TrueCrypt, a private and almost secretly produced full disk encryption solution called it quits. Out of nowhere TrueCrypt's home page began redirecting visitors to one of their SourceForge file repository pages instead where it made a seemingly strange...

Read More

OpenSSL and Heartbleed

Recently the OpenSSL group released an advisory about a critical bug in the OpenSSL software that could "reveal up to 64k of memory to a connected client or server". This was puzzling at first but it quickly came in to light of how serious an issue this is.

Read More

Some Holiday Greetings Aren't So Cheerful

Every year around the holidays we begin seeing fake E-Cards laden with malware hitting our filters. This year is no exception. The bad guys know that this little disguise of theirs just may get their intended victims to drop their guard for just long enough to be successful. Some people prefer the ease of creating and...

Read More

Still Using XP? Start Saving Your Pennies

If you’re like me and have an “if-it-isn’t-broke-don’t-fix-it” philosophy then you might still be running Windows XP on at least one computer. As you may have heard by now, XP’s days are numbered and it will soon fall into the “broke” category. On April 8 2014, Microsoft will issue is final update for XP systems. This does...

Read More