In the News
- 09 July 2016
CBS This Morning interviews Proofpoint on how cybercriminals are exploiting the Olympic games.
- 23 June 2016
Threatpost covers Proofpoint’s discovery that the Necurs botnet is back and distributing Locky and Dridex.
- Friday, June 24, 2016
SC Magazine UK covers Proofpoint analysis on one of the largest spam-sending botnets in the world, Necurs, and its reactivation.
- Thursday, June 23, 2016
IT Pro covers Proofpoint analysis on one of the largest spam-sending botnets in the world, Necurs, and its reactivation.
- Monday, June 20, 2016
Tech Week Europe covers a new UK government report on cyber security, published by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee.
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Massive AdGholas Malvertising Campaigns Use Steganography and File Whitelisting to Hide in Plain Sight
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Proofpoint and Trend Micro researchers collaborated to detect and analyze a sophisticated, previously undocumented malvertising campaign that exposed millions of users every day to attacks that employed steganography and multi-layered filtering.
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Proofpoint researchers discovered a new delivery mechanism for malware - PayPal money request messages with both a link to Chthonic and a socially engineered request for $100.