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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Salted Hash: Want to know what frightens admins?

on December 06, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, CSO, IT security, malware, Network Security, Opinion, Ransomware, Salted hash, Tech News, tech tips, Uncategorized

On this week's episode, CSO's Salted Hash security writer Steve Ragan talks with CSO's Michael Nadeau to talk about things that keep IT administrators awake at night. Hint: Ransomware is not the only thing. The items in the episode were pitched to CSO by AppRiver. The data in the list was sourced ... read more

Tech News World: Risky Scripts Pose Threat to Web …

on December 05, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, Network Security, scripts, Tech News, tech news world, tech tips, Uncategorized

A new study from researchers at Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy has found that observing keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior of visitors on Web pages could be loaded with risk. read more

Holiday Shopping Online? Here Is What To Watch For

on November 22, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | AppRiver, black friday, cyber monday, holiday shopping, malware, Network Security, phishing, Ransomware, Spam, tech tips, Uncategorized

Tis the season ... and hackers are not taking a break. Already we are starting to see emails targeting online shoppers. Taking advantage of all those online sales also means waiting for and tracking your packages to make sure they arrive safe and sound on your doorstep. And that is exactly what hac ... read more

Malware Activity Heating Up

on October 09, 2017 | by Troy Gill | \, AppRiver, cybersecurity, Digital Degenerate, locky, locky ransomware, necurs, Security Risks, tech tips

In September, the number of emails containing malware reached their highest levels thus far in 2017, as seen by our filters. So far, October is shaping up to continue that trend. We have been monitoring this activity closely. read more

Could Your Phone Be Vulnerable to Hackers Over WiF…

on July 31, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | android, broadcom, cybersecurity, iPhone, Network Security, Security Risks, Tech News, tech tips, wifi, wifi security

Last week researcher Nitay Artenstein of Exodus Intelligence published a proof of concept for a self-replicating worm that could spread autonomously between mobile devices, needing only the device’s WiFi network address to infect the device. If infected, the device’s WiFi chip would be completely u ... read more

AppRiver boasts a four-time Microsoft MVP

on July 18, 2017 | by Teresa Zwierzchowski | Apper Life, Awards, Microsoft, microsoft mvp, tech tips, Uncategorized

Congratulations go out to AppRiver Senior SharePoint Escalation Lead David Petree, who was selected as a 2017 Microsoft MVP Award-winner. It is no small feat to be named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award winner. It is even more exceptional when you are named an MVP four years in a row. N ... read more

Get Peace of Mind: Secure Your Smart Device Data

on June 19, 2017 | by Jim Rhodes | Security, smart device, smartphone, stolen data, tech tips, Uncategorized

Every smart device owner has most likely experienced one moment where they reached for their device and it wasn't there. After a short, frantic search with no results, the dreaded thought enters the mind: "What if I lost it?" Because of the small size and portability of these devices, they are eas ... read more

You Can Defeat Ransomware

on May 12, 2017 | by Troy Gill | Ransomware, tech tips

Headlines worldwide are screaming the news of yet another widespread ransomware attack. This time the attacks are targeting hospitals, health care systems, and other organizations in Europe, Asia and beyond. read more