AppRiver Blog

Spotify phishing campaign making rounds

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...

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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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Move over Macros, Office DDE exploits arrive

Move over macros, Office DDE exploits arrive!

Office macros have been the primary choice of attacks by malicious actors for years.  IT administrators and users have learned to be cautious before running macros. The Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) protocol has been around much longer but hadn't been used for attacks.  It's a...

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SpearPhishers Reeling in Tax Returns

It's that time of the year where tax forms are filed and (unfortunately) personal information is sent around via unencrypted email. Internal email, that is email between users in a company on their own email system, can be considered as secure as the server itself for the most part (which one may interpret the degree of...

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Don't Get Phished out of Your Tax Return

Yes, it's tax season again. Time to get all your financial documents in order in hopes for a good refund (or at least not owe anything). While many people file their taxes right away, other people sometimes wait a while. Spammers know they have a wide window of opportunity to defraud and spam users and companies during...

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