Category Archives: News

Phishing Email

We’re seeing an increased number of “phishing” email messages, where the bad guys are trying to trick you into entering your email account login info, where it’s used to compromise your account.  Here’s an example of a message that appeared today.   The “click here” takes you to a site in Indonesia where you’re prompted to… Read More »

spam.his.com web interface down 4/14/2020 – resolved

The web interface on https://spam.his.com went down at 10:45 PM EDT 4/14/2020 during a planned software upgrade. We’re waiting for  support from Barracuda.  While we’re working on this issue, mail is flowing normally, but https://spam.his.com users can’t check their spam quarantines. Update:  11:42 EDT 4/15/2020 – Barracuda was able to resolve the problem and the… Read More »

Phishing email from “Zimbra Webmail Team”

We’re seeing more phishing email aimed at Zimbra accounts.  This example came from a hacked account in Sri Lanka, claiming to be from “Zimbra Webmail Team”: Your Mail Box Exceeded it storage limit CLICK HERE TO UNBLOCK  or use the link below Fill and click SUBMIT for more space or you won’t be able to… Read More »

Phishing email – proceed with caution

Our multi-layer Barracuda spam/virus/malware filtering is very effective, but some bad things do slip through when the bad guys come up with new tricks and send email before the spam filters get updated. Here’s an example that came in today, claiming to be from Chase and asking the recipient to correct something about their account. … Read More »

Zimbra mail servers upgrades

We are in the process of upgrading our Zimbra mail servers. The new Zimbra mail server will not support un-encrypted connections. If you are experiencing issues connection to the new server after the upgrade, see our articles under the Securing Email connections section of our Knowledge Base. Call our 24/7 Phone Support, they will be… Read More »

Petya Ransomware Attack 6/27/2017

There is a nasty ransomware virus that exploits vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office that is spreading rapidly worldwide.  Once one computer on a LAN/WLAN is infected the virus can spread to other computers over the ethernet or WiFi. What you can do:  apply all of the latest Microsoft updates now. More information:  WordFence Blog … Read More »

Worldwide ransomware attack 5/12/2017

On May 12, 2017, hackers exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows have attacked a large number of PCs worldwide, including hospitals in the UK and elsewhere and have infected vulnerable PCs with “ransomware” demanding payment in order to unlock the infected computer.  The malware propagates by tricking email recipients into clicking on infected attachments.  Once… Read More »