Check Point Research Publications

A New IoT Botnet Storm is Coming

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...

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

Researchers:  Mark Lechtik and Raman Ladutska The Brazilian cyberspace is known to be a whole ecosystem of its own and, although the banking malware that...

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

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...

EternalBlue – Everything There Is To Know

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

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...

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...