Proofpoint researchers look ahead at the changing threat landscape and the increasing tendency for threat actors to target people rather than chase the latest exploits.
Microsoft Word Intruder Integrates CVE-2017-0199, Utilized by Cobalt Group to Target Financial Institutions
Proofpoint researchers track the actor known as Cobalt using Microsoft Word Intruder (MWI) and a well-known vulnerability to target financial institutions.
After multiple election cycles, Proofpoint researchers point to relationships between spam volumes and election outcomes.
“Where are the exploits of yesteryear?” Marking one year since a major EK featured a new unpatched vulnerability
Proofpoint researchers track the effectiveness of exploit kits and the declining availability of unpatched vulnerabilities.
Proofpoint researchers have discovered another massive ongoing attack using EternalBlue/DoublePulsar to spread the cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz.
Proofpoint researchers analyze new ransomware from the actors who brought us Dridex, Locky, and Bart.
Proofpoint researchers describe a previously undocumented keylogger and remote access Trojan called Loda.
Proofpoint researchers track a China-based APT actor and their attacks on financial services analysts covering the telecommunications industry.
Proofpoint researchers analyze a Facebook spam botnet that uses a legitimate app and the human factor to spam a major media company.
Proofpoint researchers track the changing ransomware landscape and examine the use of commodity ransomware in targeted attacks on healthcare organizations.