Tag Archive: Android

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

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

2017-8-7 Global Cyber Attack Reports

August 7, 2017 5:18 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Marcus Hutchins, the British security expert who discovered WannaCry’s kill-switch back in May and consequently stopped the first wave of the attack, was arrested in the US with accusations... Click to Read More

2017-7-31 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 31, 2017 5:24 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES The Swedish government is in turmoil, with 2 ministers already having resigned, following the discovery that a government contract has led to a massive leak of nearly all of... Click to Read More

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

July 6, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind the campaign approximately $1.5 million in fake ad revenues... Click to Read More

The Judy Malware: Possibly the largest malware campaign found on Google Play

May 25, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point researchers discovered another widespread malware campaign on Google Play, Google’s official app store. The malware, dubbed “Judy”, is an auto-clicking adware which was found on 41 apps developed by a Korean... Click to Read More

2017-4-10 Global Cyber Attack Reports

April 10, 2017 10:47 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A major attack that struck a popular bank in Brazil late last year has now been disclosed. For 5 hours, attackers took control of the bank’s entire DNS infrastructure,... Click to Read More