AppRiver Update

Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Not all SMBs share the same cyber fears

on April 17, 2019 | by appriver | AppRiver Cyberthreat Index for Business, Ransomware, Virus

This should not be a big surprise, that small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in different sectors have varying cybersecurity concerns. Not all SMBs are created equal; they have different business models, use and transmit their data differently, which at times are also stored differently. These an ... read more

Phorphiex/Trik Botnet Campaign Leads to Multiple I…

on April 08, 2019 | by David Pickett | advanced email security, banking trojan, cryptojacking, Ransomware

Malware Campaign Packs a Strong Payload Punch There are few botnets with the capability to send tremendous volumes and pack an infection chain as malicious as what our filters have caught from the Phorphiex Worm/Trik botnet this year. For 2019, the Mealybug threat group has garnered the most media a ... read more

Of all the cyberattacks facing small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), perhaps none is as frightening as ransomware. Yes, data breaches that expose customer information and viruses that wreak havoc with systems are scary, but the idea that a single piece of malware can encrypt data and hijack your co ... read more

Ransomware has become so insidious, so advanced, that seemingly no one is safe. The latest high-profile attack targeted the PGA of America—the organization that hosts the Ryder Cup and other popular golf tournaments, as well as oversees the golf pros who work at courses around the country. The bad g ... read more

Something Wicked This Way Comes – To Your Inbox

on July 05, 2018 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, Email, hackers, phishing, Ransomware, SecureSurf, securetide, Security Risks, Security Vulnerablities, spearphishing

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. read more

HMRC-themed emails carry Trickbot infection

on June 11, 2018 | by Troy Gill | AppRiver, Digital Degenerate, malware, Ransomware, Security Risks, Trickbot

A cybercrime group is currently targeting businesses in the UK with malware-laden emails containing the banking Trojan known as Trickbot. In the past years, several malware families have been seen heavily targeting the UK in attempts to spread banking Trojans looking to gain access to business and ... read more

MSPs: Three Pillars Of Security To Remember In The…

on May 17, 2018 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | datto, MSP, Network Security, Ransomware

Ransomware is an ongoing threat to businesses of all sizes in every industry. And ransomware “hackers” are moving to more professional operations that closely mimic technology businesses. In the first half of 2017 alone, a whopping 1.9 billion data records were either lost or stolen due to cyberatta ... read more