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Corporate Blog December 11, 2018

November 2018’s Most Wanted Malware: The Rise of the Thanksgiving Day Botnet

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals the Emotet botnet rising through the top malware list after several seasonal campaigns, as Coinhive remains at no.1 for 12th consecutive month   Check Point’s researchers identified a…

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Corporate Blog December 10, 2018

The Ransomware Doctor Without A Cure

When individuals and organizations alike rely so much on their computers to get work done, there is nothing they hate more than being held hostage by ransomware and often hold a deep resistance to paying…

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Corporate Blog December 7, 2018

Taking a bite from Apple’s iOS myth

Many people believe that the iOS operating system is immune to mobile threats and malware. They rely on the low volume of attacks on iOS in comparison to Android as their main piece of evidence.…

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Corporate Blog December 6, 2018

Will Google’s Chrome Update Put an End to Online Ad Abuse?

Google has taken another positive step toward making the Internet a safer place with the launch of Chrome 71.   Building on the ad-blocking measures introduced in Chrome 64 and 68, which prevented sites from…

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Corporate Blog December 5, 2018

Winning the war against unknown zero-day malware

In recent years, cybersecurity experts have been severely challenged by unknown zero-day malware attacks. This latest malware has been devised to evade traditional signature-based AV and older sandboxing techniques. According to Check Point Threat Intelligence,…

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Corporate Blog November 29, 2018

Check Point Partners With World Economic Forum on Global Cyber Security

The World Economic Forum is the leading international organization for public-private cooperation, which engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Centre for Cybersecurity…

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Corporate Blog November 26, 2018

Check Point CloudGuard Dome9 at AWS re:invent: See You In Vegas!

Let’s team up in securing your cloud this week at AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas. Check Point Software Technologies showcases its industry leading cloud security, compliance and governance solutions in booths 1901 and 2605.…

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Cloud Security November 25, 2018

Dome9 Now Supports CIS Foundations v. 1.0.0 for GCP Environments

The CIS Google Cloud Computing Platform Foundations Benchmark v1.0.0 is an objective  consensus-driven security guideline for the Google Cloud Computing Platform environment. As part of CIS efforts to provide actionable guidelines and tools for organizations that…

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Corporate Blog November 13, 2018

October 2018’s Most Wanted Malware: For The First Time, Remote Access Trojan Reaches Top 10 Threats

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals RATs gaining in prominence, while cryptomining malware continues to dominate rankings   For the first time, Check Point threat intelligence researchers found that a remote access Trojan (RAT)…

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Corporate Blog November 12, 2018

With 100+ New Features – R80.20 Cyber Security Management is Here

As cyber-attacks continue to evolve in scale and sophistication, the amount of internet traffic facing enterprises and data centers rises accordingly. Doubling every three years, this massive increase of encrypted traffic over SSL becomes even…

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