Tag Archive: Botnet

XLoader Botnet: Find Me If You Can

May 31, 2022 2:37 pm

Research by: Alexey Bukhteyev & Raman Ladutska Introduction In July 2021, CPR released a series of three publications covering different aspects of how the Formbook and XLoader malware families function. We described how... Click to Read More

Phorpiex botnet is back with a new Twizt: Hijacking Hundreds of crypto transactions

December 16, 2021 1:58 pm

Research by: Alexey Bukhteyev Check Point Research (CPR) spotted the resurgence of Phorpiex, an old threat known for its sextortion spam campaigns, crypto-jacking, cryptocurrency clipping and ransomware spread The new variant “Twizt” enables... Click to Read More

VBEtaly: An Italian Ursnif MalSpam Campaign

August 16, 2018 1:43 am

  Check Point researchers have found another wave of the Ursnif malspam campaign targeting Italy. Only a few details are known so far but what we have found is that the file delivered... Click to Read More

Ramnit’s Network of Proxy Servers

August 5, 2018 11:30 am

Research By: Alexey Bukhteyev   As you may know, Ramnit is one of the most prominent banking malware families in existence today and lately Check Point Research monitored a new massive campaign of Ramnit,... Click to Read More

DorkBot: An Investigation

February 4, 2018 12:06 pm

Research By: Mark Lechtik   Overview: DorkBot is a known malware that dates back to 2012. It is thought to be distributed via links on social media, instant messaging applications or infected removable... Click to Read More

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... 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... 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... Click to Read More

2017-6-19 Global Cyber Attack Reports

June 19, 2017 11:06 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Cherry Blossom, a sophisticated framework developed by CIA that has been published by WikiLeaks as part of the Vault 7 series, aims to compromise a large number of... Click to Read More

2017-5-1 Global Cyber Attack Reports

May 1, 2017 10:33 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A new OSX malware was found in the wild by Check Point’s researchers. The unique malware, which addresses Apple’s operating system, is a multi-functional Trojan. The malware was found... 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