Obfuscation, sophisticated lures, and well-written phishing kits combine to make this a risky tax season for unsuspecting filers.
The Carbanak gang appears to be back, and Proofpoint researchers analyze the early stages of a campaign that could steal another billion dollars.
Proofpoint researchers have identified a new Trojan with robust functionality from authors who also appear to be prepared to offer a complete ecosystem of tools for malicious actors.
Phishing isn't going anywhere - it's simply adapting to improved detection techniques to better target users and increase the payoffs from attacks.
Proofpoint researchers uncover details about an advanced persistent threat against Indian diplomatic and military interests, centered around a remote access Trojan called MSIL/Crimson.
Proofpoint researchers track new campaigns using the not-so-new Nymaim Trojan. But some new twists are making this malware far more troublesome, including distribution via a large email marketing provider instead of the usual botnets.
The Human Factor reveals not just who is clicking what, but how threat actors are using social engineering to get people to perform the work of automated exploits.
Proofpoint researchers round up the latest ransomware variants making their rounds in the wild with deep dives into new variants.
Proofpoint researchers identified a new ransomware known as "Locky" that is being distributed by the spammers behind the majority of Dridex campaigns.
Proofpoint researchers find a Valentine's spam campaign that can lead to infection with 7ev3n, a new ransomware variant with a very large ransom and a big incentive to pay.