Tag: Incident Response

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...

Hey, you, get off of my cloud.

A large corporation had great expectations for their next digital advertising campaign. This time, they wanted to try cloud technology. So, they signed up...

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...

Preventing Petya – stopping the next ransomware attack

Check Point’s Incident Response Team has been responding to multiple global infections caused by a new variant of the Petya malware, which first appeared...

WannaCry – Paid Time Off?

Let us open with a TL;DR – DO NOT pay the ransom demanded by the WannaCry ransomware! Now, let us explain why: As of this writing...

Global Outbreak of WannaCry

On May 12, 2017 the Check Point Incident Response Team started tracking a wide spread outbreak of the WannaCryp ransomware. We have reports that...