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Press releases, news stories and media highlights about Proofpoint

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. 

June 20, 2016

Dynamic Business: SMEs vulnerable to sophisticated email scam

Dynamic Business covers SME business email compromise (BEC) dangers and best security practices. 

June 18, 2016

SC Magazine: Ransomware migrates from Angler to Neutrino

SC Magazine covers Proofpoint’s discovery that ransomware cybercriminals shifted away from the Angler exploit kit. 

June 17, 2016

iTWire: FLocker can infect Android OS TVs

iTWire covers the spread of FLocker ransomware and best security practices. 

June 16, 2016

The Australian: Wiping out email fraud

The Australian published a thought leadership op-ed piece by Tim Bentley (ANZ MD) on the topic of BEC and the danger it poses for Australian businesses.       

June 14, 2016

Threatpost: FBI: Email Scams Take $3.1 Billion Toll on Businesses

Threatpost quotes Proofpoint’s Ryan Kalember when discussing how BEC scams are reaching epidemic levels. 

June 14, 2016

Proofpoint Stops Social Media Customer Service Phishing with Industry-First Protection

Proofpoint today announced new functionality that safeguards customer service interactions on social media.

June 09, 2016

LegalTech News: Proofpoint Announces eDiscovery Analytics for Quicker, Improved Legal Review

LegalTech News features Proofpoint’s recent eDiscovery Analytics platform release.