Proofpoint acquires Dathena

Proofpoint, the American company offering enterprise security services has announced that it is going to acquire Singapore-based security startup Dathena for an undisclosed amount. The deal is said to bolster the data loss prevention capabilities of Proofpoint as Dathena developed an AI based technology that can smartly distinguish data from large data sets, thus cutting […]

Thoma Bravo acquires Proofpoint for $12.3 billion

Financial firm Thoma Bravo that has focused on investments in software and technology sector has announced that it is going for an all cash purchase of a security firm Proofpoint for 12.3 billion. In what is known to Cybersecurity Insiders, all shareholders of Proofpoint will receive $175 per share in cash that was the last […]

US Cybersecurity Firm Proofpoint acquires ObserveIT for $225 Million

US Cybersecurity Firm Proofpoint has made it official that it has acquired ObserveIT for $225 million ending months-long speculation that it is gaining technology related to Data Loss Prevention (DLP). Highly placed sources report that the Insider Threat software solutions provider will be purchased by Proofpoint for cash and the employees from the Israel based […]

Cybersecurity News trending on Google

1) According to a survey, Small and Medium Scale Businesses (SMBs) in the UK are being subjected to over 10,000 cyberattacks per day which could cost them £4.5 billion on an annual note. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) survey which included SMBs from Scotland says that over 1 million businesses operating across the UK […]

Proofpoint Inc to acquire Meta Networks for Cloud Security

California based cybersecurity solutions provider Proofpoint Inc has made it official that it is going to acquire Meta Networks for an undisclosed amount to strengthen its cloud-based security architecture. “As enterprises are becoming soft targets to cyber attacks and as more and more organizations are showing inclination in moving towards the cloud, a compromise of […]

Vega Stealer malware can steal financial data from Web Browsers

Researchers from Enterprise security firm Proofpoint have found that a new malware called ‘Vega Stealer’ is on the prowl on the web and it has the potential to steal financial data from the web browsers like Firefox and Google Chrome. A detailed study conducted by the said Sunnyvale based company claims that the said malware […]

All about Adylkuzz malware cyber attack!

While investigating the Wannacry Ransomware attack, researchers from cyber security firm Proofpoint discovered a new malware attack which has silently hijacked thousands of computers around the world including the United States. The news is out that the hackers not only succeeded in silently planting the malware in computer networks but their activity is said to […]

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