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Corporate Blog June 22, 2017

Securing the Cloud: Ward Off Future Storms

A recent incident has left the voting records of 198 million Americans exposed. The data included the names, dates of birth, addresses, and phone numbers of voters from both parties. It also included voter’s positions…

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Corporate Blog June 21, 2017


On June 20th Check Point published an IPS signature providing virtual patching for the Siemens SIPROTEC DoS vulnerability. This IPS signature can help protect against a new malware, CrashOverride, also known as Industroyer– that is…

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Corporate Blog June 20, 2017

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

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– in the company’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.   The…

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Corporate Blog June 8, 2017

Check Point Infinity NGFW Earns Recommended in NSS Labs 2017 NGFW Group Test

I am pleased to report we achieved another NSS Recommended in the recent NGFW Group Test! This is our 6th NGFW Recommended since 2011 and our 14th NSS Recommended overall. Participating in credible, independent 3rd…

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Chain Reaction:  The New Wave of Mobile Attacks

The main purpose of any business is to grow and be more successful – and that applies to criminal organizations just as much as it does to legitimate companies.  Cybercriminals have found that attacks specifically…

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Corporate Blog

Anatomy of the Jaff Ransomware Campaign

Last month, Check Point researchers were able to spot the distribution of Jaff Ransomware by the Necurs Botnet. The ransomware was spread using malicious PDF files that had an embedded docm file, which in its…

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Corporate Blog June 1, 2017

FIREBALL – The Chinese Malware of 250 Million Computers Infected

Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams recently discovered a high volume Chinese threat operation which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide. The installed malware,  Fireball, takes over target browsers and turns them into…

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