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Corporate Blog October 23, 2018

When Ransomware Stopped Working Harder and Started Working Smarter

Observing Ransomware’s Evolution in Delivery Tactics   Written by Check Point’s Incident Response Team   Four years ago, we used to joke about the likelihood of Cryptolocker being delivered to every single email address on the…

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Corporate Blog December 21, 2017

Huawei Routers Exploited to Create New Botnet

A Zero-Day vulnerability in the Huawei home router HG532 has been discovered and hundreds of thousands of attempts to exploit it have already been found in the wild. The delivered payload has been identified as…

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Threat Research January 19, 2017

What’s the Proteus Botnet and how does it work?

  The Proteus botnet emerged toward the end of November 2016.  Only a few samples of it were found in the wild and, at the moment, it doesn’t seem to have a widespread campaign.  So,…

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Threat Research April 16, 2015

Check Point Threat Alert – Simda

Overview   The Simda botnet is a network of computers infected with self-propagating malware which has compromised more than 770,000 computers worldwide.   Since 2009, cyber criminals have been targeting computers with unpatched software and…

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