Tag Archive: Banking

Canadian banks targeted in a massive phishing campaign

December 23, 2019 3:00 am

Introduction Recently, Check Point engines detected a new phishing campaign impersonating the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The attack starts by sending legitimate-looking e-mails containing a PDF attachment to multiple organizations and victims... Click to Read More

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

October 18, 2017 5:01 pm

Research By:  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... Click to Read More

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... 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

Research by: Mark Lechtik 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... Click to Read More

2017-7-17 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 17, 2017 11:24 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A worker of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MSLA) in the US took advantage of his access to its secured computers to conduct one of the biggest lottery scams... Click to Read More

2017-5-22 Global Cyber Attack Reports

May 22, 2017 1:33 am

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES WannaCryptor ransomware refuses to leave the headlines, as security researchers are claiming for a possible connection between the malware and North Korea. In addition, researchers claim that the most... Click to Read More

2017-4-24 Global Cyber Attack Reports

April 24, 2017 10:41 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A wave of email-spread malware hit Americans, seeking to exploit the April tax payment deadline by sending malicious attachments that appear to be legitimate tax emails. These attachments contain... 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

2017-4-3 Global Cyber Attack Report

April 3, 2017 10:52 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES America’s Job Link Alliance (AJLA), a job portal of the US Department of Labor, has been breached, exposing personal data of an unknown number of job seekers. Hacktivists plan... Click to Read More