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Corporate Blog July 13, 2017

OSX/Dok Refuses to Go Away and It’s After Your Money

Research by: Ofer Caspi   Following up on our recent discovery of the new OSX/Dok malware targeting macOS users, we’d like to report that the malicious actors behind it are not giving up yet. They…

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Corporate Blog July 12, 2017

Check Point: A Leader in Vision and Execution in Two Gartner Magic Quadrants

Following the latest cyber attack outbreaks, WannaCry and Petya ransomware, businesses are now realizing just how vulnerable they are.  What seemed to be “good enough solutions” until now simply isn’t enough in today’s world. But…

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Corporate Blog July 8, 2017

Hacked in Translation – “Director’s Cut” – Full Technical Details

Research by Omri Herscovici and Omer Gull Background Recently, Check Point researchers revealed a brand new attack vector – attack by subtitles. As discussed in the previous post and in our demo, we showed how…

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Android July 6, 2017

How the CopyCat malware infected Android devices around the world

Check Point researchers identified a mobile malware that infected 14 million Android devices, rooting approximately 8 million of them, and earning the hackers behind the campaign approximately $1.5 million in fake ad revenues in two…

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Corporate Blog July 3, 2017

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

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. Important distinctions in…

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Corporate Blog June 28, 2017

Preventing Petya – stopping the next ransomware attack

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 customer networks.  It…

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Corporate Blog June 27, 2017

Threat Brief: Petya Ransomware, A Global Attack

[updated 6/28] 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 be…

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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

CrashOverride

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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