Tag Archive: Malware

Deep Dive into UPAS Kit vs. Kronos

June 12, 2018 12:53 pm

By Mark Lechtik Introduction In this post we will be analyzing the UPAS Kit and the Kronos banking Trojan, two malwares that have come under the spotlight recently due to the back story... Click to Read More

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

Bad Rabbit: The Full Research Investigation

October 25, 2017 2:12 pm

What is this all about? Earlier this week a new ransomware attack dubbed ‘Bad Rabbit’ broke out and has so far affected The Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Bulgaria.  Various healthcare, media, software and... Click to Read More

The Perfect ‘Inside Job’ Banking Malware

October 18, 2017 5:01 pm

Researchers:  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 basic, recent... Click to Read More

September’s Most Wanted Malware: Locky Shoots Back Up Global Rankings

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed a massive increase in worldwide Locky attacks during September, with the ransomware impacting 11.5% of organizations globally over the course of the month. Locky has... Click to Read More

EternalBlue – Everything There Is To Know

September 29, 2017 12:42 pm

Introduction Since the revelation of the EternalBlue exploit, allegedly developed by the NSA, and the malicious uses that followed with WannaCry, it went under thorough scrutiny by the security community. While many details... 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 banking... 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

Beware of the Bashware: A New Method for Any Malware to Bypass Security Solutions

September 11, 2017 11:52 am

With a growing number of cyber-attacks and the frequent news headlines on database breaches, spyware and ransomware, quality security products have become a commodity in every business organization. Consequently a lot of thought... Click to Read More

July’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed and Fireball Decrease, But Stay Most Prevalent

August 21, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index reveals that that the number of organizations impacted globally by the RoughTed malvertising campaign fell by over a third during July, from 28% to 18%. RoughTed... Click to Read More