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Huawei Home Routers in Botnet Recruitment

A Zero-Day vulnerability (CVE-2017-17215) in the Huawei home router HG532 has been discovered by Check Point Researchers, and hundreds of thousands of attempts...

November Cyber Roundup

November was another busy month as people geared up for Black Friday shopping and the pitfalls that brings to both online retailers and consumers...

ParseDroid: Targeting The Android Development & Research Community

Researchers: Eran Vaknin, Gal Elbaz, Alon Boxiner, Oded Vanunu Latest research from the Check Point Research Team has revealed several vulnerabilities, that puts each and...

Christmas is Coming: The Criminals Await

By Dikla Barda, Roman Zaikin and Oded Vanunu Black Friday symbolizes the start of the end of year shopping season. During this period, online shopping...

IoTroop Botnet: The Full Investigation

Last week, thanks to the Check Point web sensor network, our researchers discovered a new and massive IoT Botnet, ‘IoTroop’. Due to the urgency...

A New IoT Botnet Storm is Coming

Key Points: A massive Botnet is forming to create a cyber-storm that could take down the internet. An estimated million organizations have already been...

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

Researchers:  Mark Lechtik and Raman Ladutska The Brazilian cyberspace is known to be a whole ecosystem of its own and, although the banking malware that...

OSX/Dok Refuses to Go Away and It’s After Your Money

Following up on our recent discovery of the new OSX/Dok malware targeting macOS users, we’d like to report that the malicious actors behind it...

Hacked in Translation – “Director’s Cut” – Full Technical Details

Background Recently, Check Point researchers revealed a brand new attack vector – attack by subtitles. As discussed in the previous post and in our demo,...

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind...