JAFF – A New Ransomware is in town, and it’s widely spread by the infamous Necurs Botnet

May 11, 2017 7:47 am

May 11, 2017 Necurs, one of the largest botnets, went offline during the holiday period of 2016 and through the beginning of 2017. However it returned only to shortly peak late in April,... Click to Read More

DiamondFox modular malware – a one-stop shop

May 10, 2017 6:00 am

May 10, 2017 Check Point researchers have conducted a thorough investigation of the DiamondFox malware-as-a-service in collaboration with Terbium Labs, a Dark Web Data Intelligence company. The report includes a review of the... Click to Read More

Update – OSX/Dok Campaign

May 4, 2017 10:00 am

May 4, 2017 Research by: Ofer Caspi Our ongoing investigation of the OSX/DOK campaign has led us to detect several new variants of this malware. These new variants have the same functionality as... Click to Read More

OSX Malware is Catching Up, and it wants to Read Your HTTPS Traffic (updated)

April 27, 2017 11:03 am

April 27, 2017 Research by: Ofer Caspi People often assume that if you’re running OSX, you’re relatively safe from malware. But this is becoming less and less true, as evidenced by a new... Click to Read More

Check Point Discloses Vulnerability that Allowed Hackers to Take over Hundreds of Millions of WhatsApp & Telegram Accounts

March 15, 2017 6:00 am

March 15, 2017 One of the most concerning revelations arising from the recent WikiLeaks publication is the possibility that government organizations can compromise WhatsApp, Telegram and other end-to-end encrypted chat applications. While this... Click to Read More

2016 H2 Global and Regional Threat Intelligence Trends

February 21, 2017 6:00 am

February 21, 2017 Introduction New, sophisticated threats continue to emerge on a daily basis across multiple platforms: social media, mobile platforms, email, and web pages. At the same time, prominent malware and attack... Click to Read More

An In-depth Look at the Gooligan Malware Campaign

December 13, 2016 3:00 pm

December 13, 2016 Check Point mobile threat researchers today published a technical report that provides deep technical analysis of the Gooligan Android malware campaign, which was first announced on November 30. The report discusses the ins... Click to Read More

More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Breached by Gooligan

November 30, 2016 5:50 am

November 30, 2016 As a result of a lot of hard work done by our security research teams, we revealed today a new and alarming malware campaign. The attack campaign, named Gooligan, breached... Click to Read More

ImageGate: A New Method for Distributing Malware Through Images

November 24, 2016 6:00 am

November 24, 2016 Check Point researchers identified a new attack vector, named ImageGate, which embeds malware in image and graphic files. Furthermore, the researchers have discovered the hackers’ method of executing the malicious... Click to Read More