AppRiver Update

Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

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

Wanted: Your Computer for Mining!

on May 04, 2017 | by David Pickett | altcoins, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Digital Degenerate, malware, mining, monero, SecureSurf, Security Risks, trojan

Many have heard the term bitcoin in the past and recognize that as a digital currency. Bitcoin is not the only player out there, just the most recognized. The others are unofficially termed Altcoins for alternative coins. Digital or cryptocurrencies are created by a process called mining. This i ... read more

Beware of a Malicious Site with a Name Similar to …

on February 17, 2017 | by Jonathan French | malware, SecureSurf

Recently, we stumbled across an existing website that seems to be part of some adware that a user can inadvertently install that changes his homepage to While this site has no relation to the AppRiver Web protection platform, SecureSurf™, it does share a similar name. The culprit is ... read more

CPAs Targeted in Malware Attack

on September 25, 2013 | by Fred Touchette | AppRiver, blackhole, Bon Jovi, Digital Degenerate, Java, SecureSurf, Zeus

This morning we're seeing a rash of emails claiming to be from the AICPA or American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. These emails claim that the recipient accountant has been involved with fraudulent tax activity stemming from one of their clients and that a complaint has been filed again ... read more