Author Archives for Richard Clayton

A Malvertising Campaign of Secrets and Lies

July 30, 2018 6:00 am Published by Comments Off on A Malvertising Campaign of Secrets and Lies

July 30, 2018 Check Point Research has uncovered a large Malvertising campaign that starts with thousands of compromised WordPress websites, involves multiple parties in the online advertising chain and ends with distributing malicious... Click to Read More


Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report

July 12, 2018 6:00 am Published by Comments Off on Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report

July 12, 2018 When it comes to the global cyber threat landscape, threats are ever evolving, keeping organizations, as well as the security research community, constantly challenged. In our Cyber Attack Trends: 2018... Click to Read More


APT Attack In the Middle East: The Big Bang

July 8, 2018 2:24 am Published by Comments Off on APT Attack In the Middle East: The Big Bang

July 8, 2018 Over the last few weeks, the Check Point Threat Intelligence Team discovered the comeback of an APT surveillance attack against institutions across the Middle East, specifically the Palestinian Authority. The... Click to Read More


SiliVaccine: Inside North Korea’s Anti-Virus

May 1, 2018 6:07 am Published by Comments Off on SiliVaccine: Inside North Korea’s Anti-Virus

By: Mark Lechtik and Michael Kajiloti – May 1, 2018 Revealed: In an exclusive piece of research, Check Point Researchers have carried out a revealing investigation into North Korea’s home-grown anti-virus software, SiliVaccine. One... Click to Read More


A Crypto Mining Operation Unmasked

April 29, 2018 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on A Crypto Mining Operation Unmasked

April 29, 2018 Introduction With the emerging threat of miners and the rise of cryptocurrencies that have taken the world by storm lately, Check Point Research has been keeping an eye out for... Click to Read More


MMap Vulnerabilities – Linux Kernel

April 29, 2018 5:04 am Published by Comments Off on MMap Vulnerabilities – Linux Kernel

By: Eyal Itkin – April 29, 2018 As part of our efforts in identifying vulnerabilities in different products, from time to time we also review the Linux Kernel, mainly searching for vulnerabilities in different... Click to Read More