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Threat Research October 21, 2016

September’s ‘Most Wanted’ Malware List: Ransomware in Top 3 for First Time

The Check Point Research Team revealed this week that ransomware attacks continued to rise in September. For the first time since the team launched the Threat Index, ransomware moved into the top three position of…

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Uncategorized October 6, 2016

Great Crypto Failures – When Malware Goes Wrong

Yesterday at the Virus Bulletin conference in Denver, Check Point researchers Yaniv Balmas and Ben Herzog presented “Great Crypto Failures”, a lecture about the cryptography mishaps made by cyber criminals. Cryptography is a major part…

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Threat Research July 26, 2016

Ransomware: what you need to know

In recent years, there has been a surge of ransomware attacks. It’s been reported all over security blogs, tech websites and in the news. Unfortunately, these attacks show no signs of slowing. If anything, they…

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Security Insights July 26, 2015

Current Wave of Ransomware

Today, ransomware like Cryptolocker is hitting organizations around the globe. At Check Point, we can help prevent these ransomware attacks through a multi-layered approach to security. The current round of ransomware is coming in through…

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Threat Research April 15, 2015

Check Point Threat Alert: AAEH/Beebone

Overview   AAEH, also known as BeeBone, is a family of polymorphic downloaders created with the primary purpose of downloading other malware, including password stealers, rootkits, fake antivirus, and ransomware. AAEH is often propagated across…

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