Tag Archive: Ransomware

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

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

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

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

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

Ransomware: Turning off the power.

July 31, 2017 9:23 pm

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 company’s IT staff hurriedly started an emergency investigation, it... Click to Read More

2017-7-31 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 31, 2017 5:24 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES The Swedish government is in turmoil, with 2 ministers already having resigned, following the discovery that a government contract has led to a massive leak of nearly all of... Click to Read More

2017-7-24 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 24, 2017 5:28 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES  A vulnerability in Parity’s Ethereum wallet software has led to the theft of $30M worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency coins. Parity’s wallet software provides Ethereum coins holders the ability to... Click to Read More

JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

July 20, 2017 7:07 pm

Check Point threat Intelligence sensors have picked up a stealth campaign that traditional anti-virus solutions are having a hard time detecting. On July 17th SandBlast Zero-Day Protection started showing a massive email campaign which was... Click to Read More