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Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

on December 12, 2017 | by David Pickett | AppRiver, assassination, bitcoin, Cybercrime, demand, Digital Degenerate, email security, fraud, ransom, scam, securetide, Security, Spam, threat

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 th ... read more

Equifax Data Breach - 143 million Americans affect…

on September 12, 2017 | by David Pickett | credit breach, Digital Degenerate, equifax, hacked, identity theft, ransom, Security Vulnerablities, Tech News, vulnerability, web security

Data Breach Image Equifax Breach Overview While not the largest breach, it's one of the most severe because of the data compromised. Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion compiles the most sensitive financial information and safeguards it. No company is immune to an attack, however, thi ... read more

Cryptowall Coming in SVG Files

on May 20, 2015 | by Jonathan French | cryptowall, Digital Degenerate, malware, ransom, school, svg

This morning we had a malware campaign with zipped svg files attached in the messages. SVG files are normally used for images and supports some interactive features. An example would be maybe something like a graph on a webpage that showed some info when hovering over an option. These SVG files howe ... read more