Check Point Research Publications

ExpensiveWall: A dangerous ‘packed’ malware on Google Play that will hit you in your...

Check Point’s mobile threat research team identified a new variant of an Android malware that sends fraudulent premium SMS messages and charges for fake...

Beware of the Bashware: A New Method for Any Malware to Bypass Security Solutions

With a growing number of cyber-attacks and the frequent news headlines on database breaches, spyware and ransomware, quality security products have become a commodity...

July’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed and Fireball Decrease, But Stay Most Prevalent

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index reveals that that the number of organizations impacted globally by the RoughTed malvertising campaign fell by over...

Is Malware Hiding in Your Resume?

Eran Vaknin, Dvir Atias, Alon Boxiner The popular business social network LinkedIn has accumulated over 500 million members across 200 countries worldwide. Whether you’re a...

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry...

Get Rich or Die Trying: A Case Study on the Real Identity behind a...

Over the past 4 months, over 4,000 organizations globally have been targeted by cyber attacks which aim to infect their networks, steal data and...

“The Next WannaCry” Vulnerability is Here

This Tuesday, Microsoft released a security patch including 48 fixes, 25 of which are defined as “critical”. While Microsoft updates happen every month, this one reveals...

JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

Check Point threat Intelligence sensors have picked up a stealth campaign that traditional anti-virus solutions are having a hard time detecting. On July 17th SandBlast Zero-Day...

June’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed Malvertising Campaign Impacts 28% of Organizations

THE TAKEAWAY Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index revealed that 28% of organizations globally were affected by the Roughted malvertising campaign during June. IN CONTEXT A...

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...