AppRiver Update

Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Hurricane Dorian Scams Continue To Make Landfall

on September 12, 2019 | by David Pickett | advanced email security, scams

Major disasters seem to bring out the best in some people and the worst from scammers. After every large news event or natural disaster we see the associated scams. The example within is very simple but shows predators are out there waiting for any opportunity to pounce. read more

Watch for malicious scams in wake of Las Vegas sho…

on October 03, 2017 | by Troy Gill | Las Vegas Shooting, las vegas tragedy, malware, phishing, scams, Uncategorized

All of us at AppRiver are grieving for the heinous act that took place Sunday night in Las Vegas. And while the tragedy will get its fair share of media attention in coming weeks, we want to sound a warning bell before people are taken advantage of. read more

Hurricane Scams Continue to Make Landfall

on September 15, 2017 | by David Pickett | Digital Degenerate, donations, hurricane, phishing, scams, Spam

A little over two weeks ago we posted about the first Hurricane Harvey scam emails that appeared in our spam traps. The hurricane scams continue to persist without showing any signs of slowing down soon. Scammers are now using Harvey and Irma references or just a generic email to encompass any hur ... read more

A Real Life 'Wolf of Wall Street'

on April 14, 2014 | by Troy Gill | Digital Degenerate, pump and dump, RCHA, scams, Spam, Stock scam, Wolf of Wall Street

Spammers have been busy thus far in 2014. One group in particular has been especially active over the past 10 days. We have been following a massive spam campaign that is undertaking the classic “Pump and Dump” stock scam with unusual relentlessness. If you are unfamiliar with the scam, it goes like ... read more