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September 28, 2016

Proofpoint Named A Leader In Digital Risk Monitoring and Granted Groundbreaking Patent for Social Media Protection

Proofpoint, Inc. announces it has been named a leader in digital risk monitoring in the The Forrester Wave™: Digital Risk Monitoring, Q3 2016 report and was also granted a new patent for its social media protection technology.

September 06, 2016

One In Five Brand Profiles Is Fake

MediaPost features Proofpoint’s Social Media Brand Fraud Report revealing that social media threats are on the rise for most brands.

September 06, 2016

PayPal Scammers Take To Twitter

PYMNTS covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an angler phishing scam targeting PayPal users.

September 06, 2016

Executive Edge: Three biggest cyber threats

CNBC’s Squawk Box interviews Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele on the threat landscape and how organizations can stay protected across email, mobile and social media channels.

August 24, 2016

Proofpoint Acquires Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection Business Unit, Extending its Suite of Business Email Compromise (BEC) Solutions

Comprehensive end-to-end BEC detection, prevention and response solution extends threat identification beyond malware

July 21, 2016

Proofpoint Announces Strong Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Proofpoint, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ending June 30, 2016.

July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go could give hackers access to all your data

Daily Mercury informed its readers about Proofpoint's discovery of a potentially malicious Android Pokemon Go APK.

July 10, 2016

Hackers Are Spreading Malware Through Pokémon GO

Fortune details Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected version of the Pokémon Go mobile game. It includes a remote access tool, called Droidjack, which gives attackers full control over a victim’s phone.

July 09, 2016

A Malicious 'Pokémon GO' App Is Installing Backdoors on Android Devices

Motherboard covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected Android version of the Pokémon Go mobile game.

July 09, 2016

Uptick in cybercrime ahead of Rio Olympic Games

CBS This Morning interviews Proofpoint on how cybercriminals are exploiting the Olympic games.

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