The Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway has many great features. By sitting at the gateway between the firewall and mail server, it is able to monitor all incoming and outgoing mail closely for suspicious content or possible threats.
Microsoft’s Office 365 has been found vulnerable to an attack methodology that enables malicious links to sneak past most of the product’s cybersecurity defenses by essentially splitting off the dangerous part of the link to it is not spotted. The cloud-security firm Avanan reported testing this flaw, called baseStriker, against Office 365, Office 365 with…
The makers of a new "Traffic Distribution System" that performs malicious drive-by attacks as a service to paying cybercriminals have been advertising their product in underground online markets since December last year, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
Hackers went old school during the first half of 2015, resurrecting the use of malicious email attachments and also began targeting businesses with a new stream of phishing attacks, according to Proofpoint's first half threat report.
Blue Coat Systems, provider of WAN optimization and security web gateway solutions, and Proofpoint, maker of email security and archiving products, have partnered to deliver an offering that counters both email and web-borne threats. The companies are sharing email and URL reputation data to provide the enhanced protection.