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‘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...

Detection of the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Researchers:  Erez Israel, Daniel Marx, Yoav Alon, Aviv Gafni and Ben Omelchenko Last week, two publications regarding a pair of vulnerabilities named individually by their...

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...

Morfix And Its Users Fall Victim to Crypto-Mining

Check Point Researchers have recently discovered a crypto-mining script running through Morfix, the popular Hebrew to English online dictionary, without its users’ knowledge or...
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...

Where is my $6M?

As a corporation’s accountants reconciled their weekly balance sheets, something was very off.  Over $6M was missing from accounts receivable.  The accountants called accounts...

Ransomware: Turning off the power.

At 11:59 one dark night, a power company’s computers started sending out alerts. Suddenly, they had stopped communicating with each other.  As the power...

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...