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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go could give hackers access to all your data

Daily Mercury informed its readers about Proofpoint's discovery of a potentially malicious Android Pokemon Go APK.

July 10, 2016

Hackers Are Spreading Malware Through Pokémon GO

Fortune details Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected version of the Pokémon Go mobile game. It includes a remote access tool, called Droidjack, which gives attackers full control over a victim’s phone.

July 09, 2016

A Malicious 'Pokémon GO' App Is Installing Backdoors on Android Devices

Motherboard covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected Android version of the Pokémon Go mobile game.

July 09, 2016

Uptick in cybercrime ahead of Rio Olympic Games

CBS This Morning interviews Proofpoint on how cybercriminals are exploiting the Olympic games.

July 08, 2016

NetTraveler resurfaces in Chinese APT's spear-phishing campaign

SC Magazine covers Proofpoint’s discovery of Chinese APT targeting Russian entities with malware.

July 08, 2016

Sideloaders beware: a Pokemon Go knock-off contains malware

PC World covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected Android version of the Pokémon Go mobile game.

July 08, 2016

Clones of Recent Pokemon GO Android App Are Spreading DroidJack RAT Malware

Softpedia covers Proofpoint’s discovery of a malicious Pokemon GO app spreading malware.

July 08, 2016

Report uncovers malicious remote access tool in modified Pokémon Go APK

Mobile Syrup covers Proofpoint’s discovery of an infected Android version of the Pokemon Go mobile game.

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.

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