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

August 21, 2017 6:00 am

  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 a third during July, from 28% to 18%.... Click to Read More

Is Malware Hiding in Your Resume?

August 18, 2017 6:00 am

Research By: 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 manager seeking to expand your... Click to Read More

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

August 17, 2017 6:00 am

  Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry and the more recent Petya attacks that dominated... Click to Read More

Get Rich or Die Trying: A Case Study on the Real Identity behind a Wave of Cyber Attacks on Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Companies

August 15, 2017 10:52 pm

Research by: Mark Lechtik 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 commit fraud.  Many of these... Click to Read More

“The Next WannaCry” Vulnerability is Here

August 11, 2017 7:02 pm

  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 an especially dangerous vulnerability – CVE-2017-8620. Behind this... Click to Read More

JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

July 20, 2017 7:07 pm

  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 Protection started showing a massive email campaign which... Click to Read More

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

July 17, 2017 4:14 pm

  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 large-scale malvertising campaign, RoughTed is... Click to Read More

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

July 13, 2017 9:00 am

Research by: Ofer Caspi 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 are not giving up yet. They... Click to Read More

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

July 8, 2017 10:00 pm

  Background Recently, Check Point researchers revealed a brand new attack vector – attack by subtitles. As discussed in the previous post and in our demo, we showed how attackers can use subtitles... Click to Read More

May’s Most Wanted Malware: Fireball and Wannacry Impact More Than 1 in 4 Organizations Globally

July 6, 2017 5:52 pm

  THE TAKEAWAY: Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index revealed more than one in four organizations globally was affected by the Fireball or Wannacry attacks during May. The top three malware families... Click to Read More

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

July 6, 2017 6:00 am

  Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind the campaign approximately $1.5 million in fake ad... Click to Read More

BROKERS IN THE SHADOWS – Part 2: Analyzing Petya’s DoublePulsarV2.0 Backdoor

July 3, 2017 5:58 pm

  Background In the wake of WannaCry, a new cyber threat has emerged from the NSA leak. Making use of previously exposed tools, Petya once again is engaged in another large scale attack.... Click to Read More

Preventing Petya – stopping the next ransomware attack

June 28, 2017 8:02 am

  Check Point’s Incident Response Team has been responding to multiple global infections caused by a new variant of the Petya malware, which first appeared in 2016 and is currently moving laterally within... Click to Read More

Threat Brief: Petya Ransomware, A Global Attack

June 27, 2017 8:35 am

  A worldwide attack erupted on June 27 with a high concentration of hits in Ukraine – including the Ukrainian central bank, government offices and private companies. The attack is distributing what seems to... Click to Read More

CrashOverride

June 21, 2017 6:00 am

  On June 20th Check Point published an IPS signature providing virtual patching for the Siemens SIPROTEC DoS vulnerability. This IPS signature can help protect against a new malware, CrashOverride, also known as... Click to Read More