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Corporate Blog April 17, 2019

Department of Homeland Security issues security warning for VPN applications — Check Point VPNs not affected

by Lloyd Tanaka, Threat Prevention Product Marketing Manager, published April 17th 2019   On Friday April 12, The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), issued a warning of a…

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Corporate Blog April 16, 2019

Game of Thrones Phishing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Research by: Oren Koren and Hadar Waldman   The long night has finally ended. Game of Thrones fans can finally come in from the cold and, like a starving dragon, start devouring the latest and…

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Android April 4, 2019

Xiaomi Vulnerability: When Security Is Not What it Seems

Smartphones usually come with pre-installed apps, some of which are useful and some that never get used at all. What a user does not expect, however, is for a preinstalled app to be an actual…

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Corporate Blog March 26, 2019

This March Madness, Don’t Get Upset by Cyber Criminals: Protect Your Organization from Cinderella Teams

With the first two rounds in the rear view mirror and the sweet sixteen coming up, we’re excited to announce that Check Point is sponsoring this year’s NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament – if…

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Blog Post March 7, 2019

UltraHack: The Security Risks of Medical IoT

IoT devices make our lives easier. Smart home technology, for example, can help users improve energy efficiency by enabling them to turn appliances on and off with the tap of a touchscreen. Likewise, organizations across…

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Corporate Blog March 6, 2019

Check Point SandBlast Agent Earns ‘NSS Recommended’ Status in Advanced Endpoint Protection Test

AEP Test highlights:   100% HTTP block rate 100% Email block rate 100% Offline threats block rate 100% Evasions block rate 00% False positives   We’re pleased to announce that Check Point SandBlast Agent, our…

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Corporate Blog March 1, 2019

Explore the Attacker’s Paradise Beyond the Perimeter with Check Point at RSA Conference

Publish date: March 1, 2018   Next week, we are all coming together at one of the world’s most renowned cyber security conferences, RSA Conference 2019, March 4 – 8 at the San Francisco Moscone…

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Blog Post February 27, 2019

Protecting Against WinRAR Vulnerabilities

A 19 year old, yet major, vulnerability was recently found by Check Point Research in the popular web application, WinRAR, that could potentially put over 500 million users at risk. The exploit works by simply…

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Blog Post February 20, 2019

Report: Cloud, Mobile and IoT as Weakest Links

By Richard Clayton, Research Product Marketing In the first installment of this 2019 Security Report we reviewed the latest trends and threats facing the IT security industry today. In the second we took a deeper…

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Corporate Blog February 13, 2019

January 2019’s Most Wanted Malware: A New Threat Speaks Up

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index sees emergence of SpeakUp – the Linux Trojan that’s undetectable by anti-virus software   In January, our researchers detected a new campaign exploiting Linux servers to distribute a backdoor…

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