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Blog Post June 18, 2019

Introducing Malware DNA: Gaining Deep Insights into Malware Ancestry

A single drop of blood contains billions of strands of DNA, carrying genetic instructions for the development, functioning, growth, and reproduction of all known organisms. DNA holds the building blocks of life.   Similarly, the lines of malware code make…

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Corporate Blog June 13, 2019

May 2019’s Most Wanted Malware: Patch Now to Avoid the BlueKeep Blues

In May, the most significant event in the threat landscape was not a new type of malware:  it was a serious vulnerability in older versions of Windows operating systems that – if exploited by criminals…

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Corporate Blog June 6, 2019

New 16000 and 26000 Security Gateways

Time to Turbo Charge your Enterprise with new Hyperscale Gateways  by Michael A. Greenberg, Product Marketing Manager, Security Platforms, published June 6th 2019 In 2018, over 2 billion people and 46% of all companies were…

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Corporate Blog May 31, 2019

Prevent Cryptojacker Attacks: Check Point predicts the unpredictable at Infosecurity Europe 2019

Next week, we’re packing our bags and heading to Infosecurity Europe 2019. Europe’s largest annual information security expo takes place at the Olympia Grand in London from June 4-6. We’ll be joining forces with some…

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Corporate Blog May 30, 2019

What The Golden State Warriors and The Toronto Raptors Can Teach About Cyber Security

The Golden State Warriors face off against the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, scheduled for 6:00pm PST on Thursday, May 30th. On their fifth straight NBA Final, the Golden State Warriors…

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Blog Post May 29, 2019

Healthcare Breaches Affected Nearly One Million US Patients: The Security Risks of Medical IoT

Over the month of March, nearly one million people in the United States had their medical files exposed in data breaches, according to HIPAA Journal. And after a ransomware attack forced a medical center in Michigan to…

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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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