Proofpoint researchers analyze a massive Monero mining botnet.
Proofpoint researchers track operators of a Tor proxy diverting ransomware payments to their own Bitcoin wallets.
Proofpoint researchers detail the trends and changes in the threat landscape over the last quarter of 2017.
Proofpoint researchers compare holiday campaigns in 2016 and 2017 and find that this season did not follow the expected pattern of a holiday break for major threat actors.
North Korea Bitten by Bitcoin Bug: Financially motivated campaigns reveal new dimension of the Lazarus Group
Proofpoint researchers detail how APT actors are using cryptocurrency lures to drop backdoors and go after targets with potential interests in Bitcoin as well as point-of-sale infrastructure.
Proofpoint researchers detail the use of a well-known banking Trojan to target online holiday shoppers in the UK and Canada.
Proofpoint researchers look at recent trends to predict ways in which the threat landscape will evolve in 2018.
Although the first Bitcoin was mined in 2009, the value of the “cryptocurrency” and new alternatives like Litecoin and Monero have risen dramatically in recent months.
Proofpoint researchers describe a campaign targeting German-speaking regions in which credential phishing leads to an Android banking Trojan and concludes with an additional phishing scheme executed by the banking Trojan itself.
Proofpoint researchers detail the history of the threat actor known as the “KovCoreG Gang” and the evolution of the malicious tools they use across a variety of campaigns.