AppRiver Update

Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Never Trust A Voicemail

on November 06, 2019 | by Chris Lee | phishing, email security

Voicemail phishing is still as prevalent as ever, and these phishers use a myriad of obfuscation tactics to attempt to bypass various filters. Here I point out different red flags to look for as well as highlight how important it is to be familiar with your companies voicemail and email practices. read more

April Fools! A Blooper Reel of Recent Digital Atta…

on April 01, 2019 | by David Bisson | cybersecurity, email security

Nowadays, digital attacks are a serious concern for organizations. One need only look to the growing costs of digital crime to understand why. IBM’s 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study found that the cost of a data breach had increased 6.4 percent over the previous year to $3.86 million. Meanwhile, Cyb ... read more

Mailbox Scams Ramping Up

on March 21, 2019 | by Bear Huddleston | email security

Online mailbox scams aiming to trick users to hand over their mailbox to a scammer have been ramping lately. The scam begins with a deceptive email to the end user claiming suspicious activity has been observed in their email account or that their inbox is full and needs attention. The email also co ... read more

GandCrab Ransomware Takes Aim At Your Inbox

on February 27, 2019 | by Troy Gill | advanced email security, email security, gandcrab

Over the past several days AppRiver security specialists have been seeing early morning Ransomware campaigns targeting users. The ransomware itself belongs to the GandCrab family and has been the most frequently distributed of its kind over the past year. And like most ransomware, it has the power t ... read more