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July 08, 2016

Researchers find remote access tool in modified Pokémon Go APK

AndroidCentral details Proofpoint’s discovery of a malicious Pokemon GO app spreading malware.

July 07, 2016

DroidJack Uses Side-Load…It's Super Effective! Backdoored Pokemon GO Android App Found

Proofpoint researchers discover a cloned Pokemon GO Android APK backdoored with the malicious remote access tool (RAT) DroidJack.

July 06, 2016

Telstra customers hit by email scam: How to protect your business

Smart Company covers the threat of business email compromise and tips for businesses to protect employees.

July 05, 2016

Proofpoint Inc. Elects R. Scott Herren to its Board of Directors

Proofpoint today announced its Board of Directors has elected R. Scott Herren as a new independent director, effective July 1, 2016.

July 05, 2016

Roll Up Your Sleeves: A CFO’s Entrepreneurial Itch

CFO Thought Leader interviews Proofpoint CFO Paul Auvil about his career and experience working at Proofpoint.

June 30, 2016

RAA: The latest ransomware culprit preys on Microsoft Jscript

HealthcareITNews dives deep into the discovery of RAA ransomware. Kevin Epstein provides his expert commentary on the news.

June 30, 2016

Banking Trojans go loonie for toonies: Dridex, Vawtrak and others increase focus on Canada

ChannelLine covers Proofpoint’s research on malicious campaigns targeting Canadian online banking users.

June 28, 2016

Troublemaking Bart ransomware follows in Dridex and Locky's footsteps

SC Magazine covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a new ransomware variant called Bart.

June 24, 2016

War stories from the world of cyber security

The Huffington Post Australia covers the threat of business email compromise on businesses.

June 23, 2016

Threatpost: Necurs Botnet is Back, Updated With Smarter Locky Variant

Threatpost covers Proofpoint’s discovery that the Necurs botnet is back and distributing Locky and Dridex.