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

September 18, 2017 6:00 am

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 the top 10. The Zeus, Ramnit and Trickbot banking... Click to Read More

ExpensiveWall: A dangerous ‘packed’ malware on Google Play that will hit you in your wallet!

September 14, 2017 6:00 am

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 services to users’ accounts without their knowledge. According to... Click to Read More

Beware of the Bashware: A New Method for Any Malware to Bypass Security Solutions

September 11, 2017 11:52 am

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 in every business organization. Consequently a lot of thought... Click to Read More

July’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed and Fireball Decrease, But Stay Most Prevalent

August 21, 2017 6:00 am

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 a third during July, from 28% to 18%. RoughTed... Click to Read More

Is Malware Hiding in Your Resume?

August 18, 2017 6:00 am

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 manager seeking to expand your team or a... Click to Read More

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

August 17, 2017 6:00 am

Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry and the more recent Petya attacks that dominated the... Click to Read More

Get Rich or Die Trying: A Case Study on the Real Identity behind a Wave of Cyber Attacks on Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Companies

August 15, 2017 10:52 pm

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 commit fraud.  Many of these companies are leading international... Click to Read More

“The Next WannaCry” Vulnerability is Here

August 11, 2017 7:02 pm

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 an especially dangerous vulnerability – CVE-2017-8620. Behind this dull... Click to Read More

JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

July 20, 2017 7:07 pm

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 Protection started showing a massive email campaign which was... Click to Read More

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

July 17, 2017 4:14 pm

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 large-scale malvertising campaign, RoughTed is used... Click to Read More