Tag Archive: Mobile

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

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

August 17, 2017 6:00 am

Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry and the more recent Petya attacks that dominated the... Click to Read More

2017-8-14 Global Cyber Attack Reports

August 14, 2017 5:10 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Reports claim that a nation-state actor has breached EirGrid, Ireland’s electricity transmission company, and gained complete access to the company’s network. It is not yet clear what the attacker’s... Click to Read More

“The Next WannaCry” Vulnerability is Here

August 11, 2017 7:02 pm

This Tuesday, Microsoft released a security patch including 48 fixes, 25 of which are defined as “critical”. While Microsoft updates happen every month, this one reveals an especially dangerous vulnerability – CVE-2017-8620. Behind this dull... 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 in... Click to Read More

2017-7-10 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 10, 2017 11:18 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Security researchers have found an unsecured Amazon S3 server belonging to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which led to the possible exposure of sensitive data of over 3 million... Click to Read More

May’s Most Wanted Malware: Fireball and Wannacry Impact More Than 1 in 4 Organizations Globally

July 6, 2017 5:52 pm

THE TAKEAWAY: Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index revealed more than one in four organizations globally was affected by the Fireball or Wannacry attacks during May. The top three malware families were... 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

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

2017-5-15 Global Cyber Attack Reports

May 15, 2017 10:04 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A global attack has infected tens of thousands of machines with WannaCryptor ransomware. To spread within an infected network, the attack exploits a vulnerability in the Windows OS SMB... Click to Read More