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Find out which cybersecurity threats organizations fear the most

Find out which cybersecurity threats organizations fear the most 2024-06-19 at 06:31 By Help Net Security This article compiles excerpts from various reports, presenting statistics and insights on cybersecurity threats faced by businesses and individuals alike. Cyber insurance isn’t the answer for ransom payments Veeam | 2024 Ransomware Trends Report | June 2024 Ransomware remains …

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Malware peddlers love this one social engineering trick!

Malware peddlers love this one social engineering trick! 2024-06-17 at 16:16 By Zeljka Zorz Attackers are increasingly using a clever social engineering technique to get users to install malware, Proofpoint researchers are warning. The message warns of a problem but also offers a way to fix it (Source: Proofpoint) Social engineering users to install malware …

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Find out which cyber threats you should be concerned about

Find out which cyber threats you should be concerned about 2024-06-05 at 06:01 By Help Net Security This article includes excerpts from various reports that offer statistics and insights into the current cyber threat landscape. Human error still perceived as the Achilles’ heel of cybersecurity Proofpoint | 2024 Voice of the CISO | May 2024 …

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Infosec products of the month: May 2024

Infosec products of the month: May 2024 2024-06-03 at 05:46 By Help Net Security Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past month, featuring releases from: Abnormal Security, Adaptive Shield, Appdome, AuditBoard, Calix, Cranium, CyberArk, Cybersixgill, Dashlane, Datadog, Detectify, Eclypsium, ExtraHop, FireMon, Forcepoint, ManageEngine, OneTrust, OWASP Foundation, PlexTrac, Proofpoint, Secure Code Warrior, …

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Human error still perceived as the Achilles’ heel of cybersecurity

Human error still perceived as the Achilles’ heel of cybersecurity 2024-05-27 at 07:31 By Help Net Security While fears of cyber attacks continue to rise, CISOs demonstrate increasing confidence in their ability to defend against these threats, reflecting a significant shift in the cybersecurity landscape, according to Proofpoint. CISOs’ confidence is growing despite fear of …

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Phishing statistics that will make you think twice before clicking

Phishing statistics that will make you think twice before clicking 2024-05-21 at 07:01 By Help Net Security This article includes excerpts from various reports that offer statistics and insights into the current phishing landscape. AI-driven phishing attacks deceive even the most aware users Zscaler | Zscaler ThreatLabz 2024 Phishing Report | May 2024 In 2023, …

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Proofpoint enhances email security with pre-delivery social engineering and link protection

Proofpoint enhances email security with pre-delivery social engineering and link protection 2024-05-06 at 13:16 By Industry News Proofpoint has unveiled two innovations that redefine email security with the most comprehensive and effective end-to-end email protection across the entire email delivery chain. Uniquely combining new pre-delivery, click-time, and post-delivery detections, Proofpoint’s enhanced core email security packages …

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New infosec products of the week: May 3, 2024

New infosec products of the week: May 3, 2024 2024-05-03 at 06:01 By Help Net Security Here’s a look at the most interesting products from the past week, featuring releases from Appdome, Cybersixgill, Proofpoint, Secure Code Warrior, Snyk, and Synopsys. Cybersixgill Third-Party Intelligence module identifies potential supply chain risks The Third-Party Intelligence module combines vendor-specific …

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Proofpoint DLP Transform secures data moving to ChatGPT, copilots, and other GenAI tools

Proofpoint DLP Transform secures data moving to ChatGPT, copilots, and other GenAI tools 2024-05-02 at 13:31 By Industry News Proofpoint announced Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Transform, including GenAI use cases. Today, businesses struggle with the limitations of legacy DLP solutions that are fragmented across channels and are not designed to address today’s most problematic use …

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New Latrodectus loader steps in for Qbot

New Latrodectus loader steps in for Qbot 2024-04-09 at 14:02 By Zeljka Zorz New (down)loader malware called Latrodectus is being leveraged by initial access brokers and it looks like it might have been written by the same developers who created the IcedID loader. Malware delivery campaigns “[Latrodectus] was first observed being distributed by TA577, an …

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1% of users are responsible for 88% of data loss events

1% of users are responsible for 88% of data loss events 2024-03-20 at 07:01 By Help Net Security Data loss is a problem stemming from the interaction between humans and machines, and ‘careless users’ are much more likely to cause those incidents than compromised or misconfigured systems, according to Proofpoint. While organizations are investing in …

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Hundreds of orgs targeted with emails aimed at stealing NTLM authentication hashes

Hundreds of orgs targeted with emails aimed at stealing NTLM authentication hashes 2024-03-05 at 12:47 By Zeljka Zorz A threat actor specializing in establishing initial access to target organizations’ computer systems and networks is using booby-trapped email attachments to steal employees’ NTLM hashes. Why are they after NTLM hashes? NT LAN Manager (NTLM) hashes contain …

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Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions

Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions 2024-02-28 at 07:31 By Help Net Security More 68% of employees knowingly put their organizations at risk, potentially leading to ransomware or malware infections, data breaches, or financial loss, according to Proofpoint. Perception on security responsibility And while the incidence of successful phishing attacks has slightly declined (71% of …

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Layoffs Hit Security Vendors Okta, Proofpoint, Netography

Layoffs Hit Security Vendors Okta, Proofpoint, Netography 2024-02-02 at 21:01 By SecurityWeek News Prominent security vendors Okta and Proofpoint announced layoffs affecting almost 1,000 employees in the United States and Israel. The post Layoffs Hit Security Vendors Okta, Proofpoint, Netography appeared first on SecurityWeek. This article is an excerpt from SecurityWeek RSS Feed View Original …

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Stellar Cyber partners with Proofpoint to speed detection of email-driven cyberattacks

Stellar Cyber partners with Proofpoint to speed detection of email-driven cyberattacks 2024-01-24 at 13:02 By Industry News Stellar Cyber announced a new partnership with Proofpoint, a cybersecurity and compliance company. Through this alliance, Proofpoint and Stellar Cyber customers benefit from an out-of-the-box integration enabling swift email investigations and real-time response actions to email-driven attacks. Proofpoint …

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Unveiling the true cost of healthcare cybersecurity incidents

Unveiling the true cost of healthcare cybersecurity incidents 2023-12-28 at 08:02 By Help Net Security As healthcare organizations increasingly rely on interconnected systems, electronic health records, and telemedicine, the industry becomes a prime target for malicious actors seeking to exploit vulnerabilities. The consequences of a cybersecurity breach in healthcare are not only measured in compromised …

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Recruiters, beware of cybercrooks posing as job applicants!

Recruiters, beware of cybercrooks posing as job applicants! 12/12/2023 at 16:46 By Zeljka Zorz Recruiters are being targeted via spear-phishing emails sent by cybercrooks impersonating job applicants, Proofpoint researchers are warning. “The tone and content of the emails suggest to the recipient the actor is a legitimate candidate, and because the actor specifically targets people …

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Proofpoint to Acquire Tessian for AI-Powered Email Security Tech

Proofpoint to Acquire Tessian for AI-Powered Email Security Tech 30/10/2023 at 18:46 By Ryan Naraine Proofpoint removes a formidable competitor from the crowded email security market and adds technology to address risk from misdirected emails. The post Proofpoint to Acquire Tessian for AI-Powered Email Security Tech appeared first on SecurityWeek. This article is an excerpt …

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Researchers warn of increased malware delivery via fake browser updates

Researchers warn of increased malware delivery via fake browser updates 17/10/2023 at 13:32 By Zeljka Zorz ClearFake, a recently documented threat leveraging compromised WordPress sites to push malicious fake browser updates, is likely operated by the threat group behind the SocGholish “malware delivery via fake browser updates” campaigns, Sekoia researchers have concluded. About ClearFake ClearFake …

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Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations affect patient care

Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations affect patient care 17/10/2023 at 06:32 By Help Net Security 88% of organizations experienced an average of 40 attacks in the past 12 months, according to a survey conducted by the Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute. Supply chain attacks: Leading patient care risk The average total cost of a cyberattack experienced by …

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