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July 20, 2018

Microsoft Office 365 Attacks Circumvent Multi-Factor Authentication, Lead to Account Compromise and Wire Fraud

Proofpoint Staff

With an increasingly mobile workforce using cloud apps, the challenges faced by the IT and security teams have taken a new turn.  As organizations move messaging and collaboration platforms from behind corporate networks to Office 365, they come under heavy attacks from cybercriminals.  

July 20, 2018

Threat of the Week: Sentinel, LaZagne, and Some Phishing

Neil Glick

Each week we host a Threat of the Week webinar featuring a high-level look at interesting threats to help security teams navigate the attack landscape. This week, we're going to focus on phishing, RATs, and LaZagne.

July 18, 2018

FBI Reports $12.5 Billion in Global Financial Losses Due to Business Email Compromise and Email Account Compromise

Mark Guntrip

While malware attacks receive media attention because of their large scale, highly targeted email fraud has been quietly costing organizations around the globe billions of dollars every year.

July 17, 2018

Research Finds Nearly 30% of Federal Agencies Have Yet to Start their DMARC Compliance Journey for BOD 18-01

Ryan Terry

Last October, the Department of Homeland Security issued Binding Operational Directive (BOD) 18-01 with the intent to safeguard federal information and information systems.

July 09, 2018

Interactive Data Visualization: How to Identify Authorized Senders in a Sea of Sending IPs

Brian Lehman

Email fraud is one of the most dangerous threats facing organizations today, accounting for 90% of all data breaches, according to Verizon, and costing companies $6 billion in bus

July 06, 2018
June 29, 2018

Threat of the Week: H-Work (Houdini)/Jacksbot and SocGholish

Neil Glick

Each week we host a Threat of the Week webinar featuring a high-level look at interesting threats to help security teams navigate the attack landscape.

June 22, 2018

Threat of the Week: Shankar's Virus and Cryptocurrency Miner Coinhive

Neil Glick

Each week we host a Threat of the Week webinar featuring a high-level look at interesting threats to help security teams navigate the attack landscape.

June 06, 2018

Proofpoint’s Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Solution Selected for FedRAMP In Process Status

Tony D’Angelo

Earlier this year our threat research team published its annual Human Factor Report, and the findings were clear. Chief among them: cybercriminals continue exploiting individual employee behavior because it works.

June 05, 2018

Twitter Password Leak Shines a Light on Corporate Social Account Protection

Roman Tobe

On May 3rd, Twitter asked its 336 million users to change their passwords due to an internal bug. The company discovered stored passwords unmasked in an internal log.

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