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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Malware Activity Heating Up

on October 09, 2017 | by Troy Gill | \, AppRiver, cybersecurity, Digital Degenerate, locky, locky ransomware, necurs, Security Risks, tech tips

In September, the number of emails containing malware reached their highest levels thus far in 2017, as seen by our filters. So far, October is shaping up to continue that trend. We have been monitoring this activity closely. read more

Ransomware Spreading via Malicious Java Script Fil…

on July 13, 2017 | by Troy Gill | cybersecurity, Digital Degenerate, locky ransomware, Ransomware, Security Risks

Cybercriminals are nothing if not persistent. Part of that persistence comes in the form of reoccurring themes. One of the most popular social engineering themes utilized in malware distribution over the past decade have come in the form of phony emails posing as a parcel delivery notifications. Th ... read more

Locky Ransomware Going Strong

on August 17, 2016 | by Troy Gill | Digital Degenerate, locky ransomware, malware, Ransomware, Security Risks, tech tips

It’s no secret that ransomware has been circulating at a fever pitch on the web as of late. Locky remains the most prolific despite the fact that new variants of ransomware being discovered with greater regularity. This morning we have been monitoring a campaign attempting to distribute Locky to mil ... read more