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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

February 10, 2017

New Serpent ransomware targets Danish speakers

SC Magazine features the Proofpoint discovery of a new ransomware variant named ‘Serpent’, which is targeting Danish recipients.

February 03, 2017

Chinese hackers switch tactics for spying on Russian jet makers

The Register features Proofpoint research into a new APT activity targeting Russia and Belarus.

February 03, 2017

Understanding the social engineer

SC Magazine UK names social engineering as the most popular attack technique and features findings from Proofpoint’s 2016 Human Factor report.

January 25, 2017

From insular US firms to spammy marketers: Who will GDPR hit the hardest?

IDG Connect covers the effect the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is having on businesses and features Ryan Kalember’s expert commentary on the topic. Ryan Kalember is quoted.

January 20, 2017

Proofpoint Archive Achieves FedRAMP Certification, Enables Federal Agencies to Meet Complex Regulatory Compliance and eDiscovery Requirements From the Cloud

Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation security and compliance company, today announced its cloud-based information archiving solution has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) certification.

January 19, 2017

Gmail phishing scam has everyone reaching for 2FA

Inquirer covers a new Gmail phishing scam and features Proofpoint insight into the attack. Bryan Burns is quoted.

January 06, 2017

ICYMI: 2017 predictions; Post-Brexit; Trusting employees; Card Phish scam; WhatsApp delivers malware

SC Magazine UK features Proofpoint’s research into a new Twitter verification scam. A Proofpoint spokesperson is not quoted.

January 05, 2017

Yahoo breach: a breakdown of the biggest data breach ever

ITProPortal, covers the data breach of email provider, Yahoo, and features Proofpoint expertise on the importance of email security. Ryan Kalember is quoted.

January 01, 2017

Cyber security industry 2017 predictions: reaching the tipping point

SC Magazine UK covers Proofpoint’s cybersecurity predictions for 2017. Patrick Wheeler is quoted.

December 16, 2016

Malvertising campaign compromises routers instead of computers

Help Net Security features Proofpoint research into a new malvertising attack targeting routers.