Morfix And Its Users Fall Victim to Crypto-Mining

December 28, 2017 4:02 am

  Check Point Researchers have recently discovered a crypto-mining script running through Morfix, the popular Hebrew to English online dictionary, without its users’ knowledge or permission. The mining was operated by a JavaScript,... Click to Read More

Huawei Home Routers in Botnet Recruitment

December 21, 2017 1:21 am

  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 to exploit it have already been found in the... Click to Read More

November Cyber Roundup

December 12, 2017 3:18 pm

November was another busy month as people geared up for Black Friday shopping and the pitfalls that brings to both online retailers and consumers alike. Take a look at our quick roundup of... Click to Read More

ParseDroid: Targeting The Android Development & Research Community

December 4, 2017 12:00 pm

Research By: Eran Vaknin, Gal Elbaz, Alon Boxiner, Oded Vanunu   Latest research from the Check Point Research Team has revealed several vulnerabilities, that puts each and every organization that does any type... Click to Read More

Christmas is Coming: The Criminals Await

November 21, 2017 12:27 am

Research 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 is expected to increase rapidly as... Click to Read More

IoTroop Botnet: The Full Investigation

October 29, 2017 4:21 am

  Last week, thanks to the Check Point web sensor network, our researchers discovered a new and massive IoT Botnet, ‘IoTroop’. Due to the urgency of this discovery, we quickly published our initial... Click to Read More

Bad Rabbit: The Full Research Investigation

October 25, 2017 2:12 pm

  What is this all about? Earlier this week a new ransomware attack dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’ broke out and has so far affected The Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Bulgaria.  Various healthcare, media, software... Click to Read More

A New IoT Botnet Storm is Coming

October 19, 2017 2:02 pm

  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 scanned with an unknown amount actually infected. The... Click to Read More

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

October 18, 2017 5:01 pm

Research By:  Mark Lechtik and Raman Ladutska   The Brazilian cyberspace is known to be a whole ecosystem of its own and, although the banking malware that originates there has traditionally been somewhat... Click to Read More

September’s Most Wanted Malware: Locky Shoots Back Up Global Rankings

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

  Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed a massive increase in worldwide Locky attacks during September, with the ransomware impacting 11.5% of organizations globally over the course of the month. Locky... Click to Read More

EternalBlue – Everything There Is To Know

September 29, 2017 12:42 pm

Research By: Nadav Grossman Introduction Since the revelation of the EternalBlue exploit, allegedly developed by the NSA, and the malicious uses that followed with WannaCry, it went under thorough scrutiny by the security... Click to Read More

Does Your Mobile Anti-Virus App Protect or Infect You? The Truth Behind DU Antivirus Security

September 18, 2017 10:53 am

  With mobile attacks representing nearly 20% of all cyberattacks in the Americas during the first half of 2017, users are constantly warned to be aware of security risks affecting their data and... Click to Read More

August’s Most Wanted Malware: Banking Trojans and Ransomware That Want Your Money

September 18, 2017 6:00 am

  Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed that banking trojans were extensively used by cyber-criminals during August with three main variants appearing in the top 10. The Zeus, Ramnit and Trickbot... Click to Read More

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

September 14, 2017 6:00 am

  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 services to users’ accounts without their knowledge. According... Click to Read More

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

September 11, 2017 11:52 am

  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 in every business organization. Consequently a lot of... Click to Read More