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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Microsoft Azure Customized Domain Name Phishing At…

on April 29, 2019 | by David Pickett | advanced email security, phishing

THREAT ALERT UPDATE: Cybercrooks Abusing Azure Custom Domain Name Feature On Sept. 7, 2018, we detailed how malicious attackers abuse Microsoft Azure's Custom Domain Name registrations to host credential phishing sites. This type of "living-off-the-land" attack utilizes phishing sites which reside o ... read more

5 Tax Scams That Are Threatening Your Identity Thi…

on April 10, 2019 | by David Bisson | advanced email security, Tax Scam, phishing, vishing, bec

Every year, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases its “Dirty Dozen” list. This compilation covers some of the most common types of scams that target taxpayers each tax season. It also includes tips by which taxpayers may protect themselves and their identities. read more

Nonsensical Google Drive Campaign

on January 24, 2019 | by Bear Huddleston | phishing, advanced email security

Last week, spammers were busy sending thousands of emails that were somewhat nonsensical and containing a Google Drive URL. The body of the email also contained several random words and a time stamp. read more

Phishing campaigns spoof Citizens Bank, Wells Farg…

on January 05, 2019 | by Bear Huddleston | phishing, url spoofing, email hoax, advanced email security

Recently AppRiver's Email Security filters have seen a flood of phishing campaigns using Wells Fargo and Citizens Bank templates. The attacker's goal is to intercept the user's bank login information, and we all know what that could lead to - financial devastation. read more

WANTED: Your Office 365 Credentials

on December 18, 2018 | by Troy Gill | phishing, Outlook phishing, advanced email security, email security

Here we go again - attackers are going "phishing" in search of user's Office 365 credentials. In the past we have seen this sort of activity ramp up dramatically at many different points in time, and it is usually followed by a corresponding increase in attacks being launched from the compromised ... read more

SPISHING Attacks: Phishing Emails That Talk

on November 28, 2018 | by David Pickett | phishing, email security

A New Twist As a company who protects 60,000+ businesses worldwide, AppRiver's Security Team has no shortage of phishing emails to continuously defend against. While analyzing samples for new techniques and tactics we ran across one that was a familiar phishing scam with a surprising, but amusing tw ... read more