Check Point Research Publications

Jenkins Miner: One of the Biggest Mining Operations Ever Discovered

The Check Point research team has discovered what could potentially become one of the biggest malicious mining operations ever seen. As seen in our previous...

A New Rig Exploit Kit Campaign Dropping XMRig Miner

Cryptocurrency values may be tumbling but cyber criminals are still hedging their bets on its long term returns. Check Point researchers have discovered a new...

DorkBot: An Investigation

Research By: Mark Lechtik Overview: DorkBot is a known malware that dates back to 2012. It is thought to be distributed via links on social media,...

Malware Displaying Porn Ads Discovered in Game Apps on Google Play

Research by: Elena Root & Bogdan Melnykov Check Point Researchers have revealed a new and nasty malicious code on Google Play Store that hides itself...

‘RubyMiner’ Cryptominer Affects 30% of WW Networks

In the last 24 hours, 30% of networks worldwide have experienced compromise attempts by a crypto-miner targeting web servers. During that period, the lone attacker...

Many Formulas, One Calc – Exploiting a New Office Equation Vulnerability

By: Omer Gull and Netanel Ben Simon Background A few weeks ago, a vulnerability in the Office Equation 3.0 process (EQNEDT32.EXE) was discovered by Embedi. For...

Malicious Flashlight Apps on Google Play

Check Point researchers have detected a new type of adware roaming Google Play, the official app store of Google. The suspicious scripts override the...
Huawei Router Botnet

Huawei Home Routers in Botnet Recruitment

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...

November Cyber Roundup

November was another busy month as people geared up for Black Friday shopping and the pitfalls that brings to both online retailers and consumers...
ParseDroid – Targeting The Android Development & Research Community

ParseDroid: Targeting The Android Development & Research Community

Researchers: Eran Vaknin, Gal Elbaz, Alon Boxiner, Oded Vanunu Latest research from the Check Point Research Team has revealed several vulnerabilities, that puts each and...
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