The Ransomware Doctor Without a Cure

December 2, 2018 2:41 am

When it comes to ransomware attacks, there is nothing a company hates more than paying the demanded ransom. It is an unexpected fine often caused by a tiny, yet crucial mistake – an... Click to Read More

The Evolution of BackSwap

November 30, 2018 1:06 am

The Story of An Innovative Banking Malware Research By: Itay Cohen Introduction The BackSwap banker has been in the spotlight recently due to its unique and innovative techniques to steal money from victims... Click to Read More

KingMiner: The New and Improved CryptoJacker

November 29, 2018 12:34 am

Research by: Ido Solomon and Adi Ikan Crypto-Mining attacks have grown and evolved in 2018. Due to the rise in value and popularity of crypto currencies, hackers are increasingly motivated to exploit the... Click to Read More

New Strain of Olympic Destroyer Droppers

November 15, 2018 2:28 pm

Over the last few weeks, we have noticed new activity from Hades, the APT group behind the infamous Olympic Destroyer attack. Moreover, this new wave of attack shares a lot with those previously... Click to Read More

DJI Drone Vulnerability

November 8, 2018 5:14 am

Research by: Oded Vanun, Dikla Barda and Roman Zaikin DJI is the world’s leader in the civilian drone and aerial imaging technology industry. Besides from consumers, though, it has also taken a large... Click to Read More

New Ramnit Campaign Spreads Azorult Malware

November 1, 2018 12:58 am

Research by: Nikita Fokin and Alexey Bukhteyev This summer we wrote about the Ramnit malware and its underlying “Black” botnet campaign which was used for distributing proxy malware. Much to our surprise, the C&C servers... Click to Read More

Zooming In On “Domestic Kitten”

October 23, 2018 7:29 am

In recent years, Iran has been channeling significant resources into cyber warfare, devoting designated entities within multiple government agencies to conduct extensive espionage campaigns against foreign countries such as the United States, Israel... Click to Read More

The Emergence of the New Azorult 3.3

October 17, 2018 1:33 pm

Research by: Israel Gubi During the last week, Check Point Research spotted a new version of Azorult in the wild being delivered through the RIG exploit kit, as well as other sources. Azorult... Click to Read More

Godzilla Loader and the Long Tail of Malware

October 14, 2018 11:41 pm

Research by: Ben Herzog To most victims, malware is a force of nature. Zeus, Wannacry, Conficker are all vengeful gods, out to punish the common man for clicking the wrong link. Even for... Click to Read More

Domestic Kitten: An Iranian Surveillance Operation

September 7, 2018 6:03 am

Chinese strategist Sun Tzu, Italian political philosopher Machiavelli and English philosopher Thomas Hobbes all justified deceit in war as a legitimate form of warfare. Preceding them all, however, were some in the Middle... Click to Read More