The GandCrab Ransomware Mindset

March 13, 2018 7:54 am

Key Points: In 2018 even ransomware is agile. Learn about the mindset of the GandCrab ransomware developers. Take a deep dive into the inner workings of GandCrab’s operation. Get an overview of two... Click to Read More

Guest Accounts Gain Full Access on Chrome RDP

March 13, 2018 1:29 am

Researchers: Ofer Caspi, Benjamin Berger Chrome Remote Desktop is an extension to the Chrome browser that allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. It is fully cross-platform, and... Click to Read More

Check Point Mobile Research Team Looks Back On 2017

February 18, 2018 3:06 am

The mobile world is extremely dynamic and changes rapidly, so it’s always a little hectic to follow its lead. For this reason, we try to stop every once in a while and take... Click to Read More

Jenkins Miner: One of the Biggest Mining Operations Ever Discovered

February 15, 2018 11:44 am

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 report of the RubyMiner, these types of attacks... Click to Read More

A New Rig Exploit Kit Campaign Dropping XMRig Miner

February 8, 2018 8:08 am

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 malvertising campaign leading to the Rig Exploit Kit.... Click to Read More

DorkBot: An Investigation

February 4, 2018 12:06 pm

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, instant messaging applications or infected removable media.... Click to Read More

Malware Displaying Porn Ads Discovered in Game Apps on Google Play

January 12, 2018 6:00 am

Research by: Elena Root & Bogdan Melnykov Check Point Researchers have revealed a new and nasty malicious code on Google Play Store that hides itself inside around 60 game apps, several of which... Click to Read More

‘RubyMiner’ Cryptominer Affects 30% of WW Networks

January 11, 2018 2:08 pm

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 attempted to exploit 30% of all networks worldwide... Click to Read More

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

January 9, 2018 10:38 am

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 a couple of reasons this event raised... Click to Read More

Malicious Flashlight Apps on Google Play

January 5, 2018 6:01 am

Check Point researchers have detected a new type of adware roaming Google Play, the official app store of Google. The suspicious scripts override the user’s decision to disable ads showing outside of a... Click to Read More