Huawei Home Routers in Botnet Recruitment

December 21, 2017 1:21 am

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 to exploit it have already been found in the wild.... Click to Read More

November Cyber Roundup

December 12, 2017 3:18 pm

November was another busy month as people geared up for Black Friday shopping and the pitfalls that brings to both online retailers and consumers alike. Take a look at our quick roundup of... Click to Read More

ParseDroid: Targeting The Android Development & Research Community

December 4, 2017 12:00 pm

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 every organization that does any type of Java/Android... Click to Read More

Christmas is Coming: The Criminals Await

November 21, 2017 12:27 am

By Dikla Barda, Roman Zaikin and Oded Vanunu Black Friday symbolizes the start of the end of year shopping season. During this period, online shopping is expected to increase rapidly as consumers search... Click to Read More

IoTroop Botnet: The Full Investigation

October 29, 2017 4:21 am

Last week, thanks to the Check Point web sensor network, our researchers discovered a new and massive IoT Botnet, ‘IoTroop’. Due to the urgency of this discovery, we quickly published our initial findings... Click to Read More

Bad Rabbit: The Full Research Investigation

October 25, 2017 2:12 pm

What is this all about? Earlier this week a new ransomware attack dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’ broke out and has so far affected The Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Bulgaria.  Various healthcare, media, software and... Click to Read More

A New IoT Botnet Storm is Coming

October 19, 2017 2:02 pm

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 scanned with an unknown amount actually infected. The Botnet... Click to Read More

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

October 18, 2017 5:01 pm

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 originates there has traditionally been somewhat basic, recent... Click to Read More

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

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

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 globally over the course of the month. Locky has... Click to Read More

EternalBlue – Everything There Is To Know

September 29, 2017 12:42 pm

Introduction Since the revelation of the EternalBlue exploit, allegedly developed by the NSA, and the malicious uses that followed with WannaCry, it went under thorough scrutiny by the security community. While many details... Click to Read More