Check Point Research Publications

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...

Get Rich or Die Trying: A Case Study on the Real Identity behind a...

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...

“The Next WannaCry” Vulnerability is Here

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...

JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

Background Recently, Check Point researchers revealed a brand new attack vector – attack by subtitles. As discussed in the previous post and in our demo,...

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

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...

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind...