Tag Archive: WannaCry

Deep Dive into UPAS Kit vs. Kronos

June 12, 2018 12:53 pm

Research 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... Click to Read More

EternalBlue – Everything There Is To Know

September 29, 2017 12:42 pm

Research By: Nadav Grossman 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... 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... 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... Click to Read More

2017-8-7 Global Cyber Attack Reports

August 7, 2017 5:18 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Marcus Hutchins, the British security expert who discovered WannaCry’s kill-switch back in May and consequently stopped the first wave of the attack, was arrested in the US with... 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... 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... Click to Read More

BROKERS IN THE SHADOWS – Part 2: Analyzing Petya’s DoublePulsarV2.0 Backdoor

July 3, 2017 5:58 pm

  Background In the wake of WannaCry, a new cyber threat has emerged from the NSA leak. Making use of previously exposed tools, Petya once again is engaged in another large scale attack.... Click to Read More

Preventing Petya – stopping the next ransomware attack

June 28, 2017 8:02 am

  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 in 2016 and is currently moving laterally within... Click to Read More

Threat Brief: Petya Ransomware, A Global Attack

June 27, 2017 8:35 am

  A worldwide attack erupted on June 27 with a high concentration of hits in Ukraine – including the Ukrainian central bank, government offices and private companies. The attack is distributing what seems to... Click to Read More

2017-6-5 Global Cyber Attack Reports

June 5, 2017 10:49 pm

  TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES A new publication written by Check Point researchers describes Fireball, a malware targeting web browsers and hijacking them for monetizing purposes. The malware, which is estimated to have... Click to Read More

2017-5-29 Global Cyber Attack Reports

May 29, 2017 10:41 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES Security researchers have revealed a new malvertising campaign called RoughTed. According to the researchers, RoughTed is able to bypass ad blockers and is used for scams and exploit kits.... Click to Read More

BROKERS IN THE SHADOWS: Analyzing vulnerabilities and attacks spawned by the leaked NSA hacking tools

May 25, 2017 9:39 am

  Background Rarely does the release of an exploit have such a large impact across the world. With the recent leak of the NSA exploit methods, we saw the effects of powerful tools... Click to Read More

WannaCry: How to Protect Yourself

May 23, 2017 10:13 pm