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October 06, 2016

Don’t Bite: Top 5 Email Phishing Lures

Patrick Wheeler

Phishing -- the practice of tricking an email recipient into clicking on an embedded attachment or URL in order to infect their computer or steal information -- remains a leading threat to organizations.

October 04, 2016

10 Tips on How to Identify a Phishing Email

Estelle Derouet

In October, most people look forward to pumpkin carving, changing weather and, if you’re Canadian, Thanksgiving. But for us in the security world, one of the most exciting things about October is the fact that it’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

September 29, 2016
September 22, 2016

Uncertain of Your Autonomy Archive? Don’t Leave Compliance and E-discovery to Chance

Emily Wojcik

Amid news that HP is offloading its Autonomy assets, you may be mulling the fate of your legacy archive tools. Autonomy’s frequent changes in ownership have created new questions. Can my vendor continue to innovate? Will it execute on its roadmap?

September 08, 2016

5 Things College Students Can Do To Stay Safe Online

Proofpoint Staff

recent experiment involving 1,700 university students demonstrated that over half clicked through targeted malicious emails.

September 07, 2016

Pokémon GO Mobile App Threats Are Also Social

Proofpoint Staff

[Update, September 15, 2016 – This post was updated to reflect recent, ongoing research on Pokemon GO and related apps]

August 18, 2016
August 04, 2016

Malicious Apps and Social Media Scams Target 2016 Rio Olympic Fans and Brands

The 2016 Rio Olympic games are likely to be the most digitally-enabled Olympics in history, but that presents as many opportunities for attackers as it does for the viewing public. New Proofpoint research suggests that digital risks could affect virtual attendees and fans worldwide. 

July 29, 2016

7 Nightmares Keeping Chief Compliance Officers Awake At Night

Joanna Belbey

This article originally appeared in Forbes

July 28, 2016

Malvertising Innovation Brings New Risks To Millions

Proofpoint Staff

Observers might be tempted to conclude that the abrupt drop in exploit kit activity in June means a diminished threat from drive-by malvertising attacks.

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