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Corporate Blog January 31, 2018

The Check Point 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Trends Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cyber security industry. With attacks reaching ever higher numbers and increasing levels of innovation, there seems to be no stop to the cat and mouse game taking place…

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Corporate Blog December 13, 2017

What Lies Ahead? Cyber-Security Predictions for 2018

Arnold H. Glasow famously quipped that “the trouble with the future is that it usually arrives before we’re ready for it.”  The past year certainly took us by surprise when the WannaCry and Petya ransomware…

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Corporate Blog November 20, 2017

The Danger Behind Santa’s Beard

Santa’s beard is usually white, the colour of purity and innocence. However, cyber-criminals targeting online shoppers enjoying the run up to the Black Friday and Christmas holidays this year could be trying to take advantage…

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Corporate Blog November 13, 2017

October’s Most Wanted Malware: Cryptocurrency Mining Presents New Threat

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed crypto miners were an increasingly prevalent form of malware during October as organizations were targeted with the CoinHive variant Crypto mining is emerging as a silent, yet…

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Corporate Blog November 7, 2017

Check Point IoT Blog Series: ‘Home, Smart Home’ – But How Secure Is It?

The smart home is often idealized as a domestic paradise — your fridge orders your groceries for you, your robot vacuum cleaner zooms from room to room, and changing the thermostat is as easy as…

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Corporate Blog October 31, 2017

Account Hijacks Affect Everybody, Even ‘Top Dogs’

Being “cool and smart” was the name of the game when we were at school, and it seems nothing really changes as we get older. With the ‘cool factor’ among IT professionals translating into the…

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Corporate Blog October 17, 2017

Baby, Who Can Drive My Car?

This is the third post in our IoT blog series. Read the first post about IoT in healthcare and the second post about smart cities here. Driverless cars have long been a feature in science fiction –…

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Corporate Blog October 10, 2017

Check Point IoT Blog Series: Smart Cities Need Smart Security

The second in our Check Point IoT series, read our first post about securing IoT devices in healthcare here.  The smart city is sparking the imagination of planners, developers, governments, businesses and citizens all over…

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Corporate Blog September 14, 2017

Highlights from CEO Gil Shwed’s Quora session

This week, our founder and CEO Gil Shwed participated in a fascinating Q&A session on Quora. He answered the Quora community’s top questions on cyber security, mobile security and innovation. Here are our editor’s pick…

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Corporate Blog August 17, 2017

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

2017 has proved to be a lucrative year for cybercrime. Prominent malware and attack methods continue to evolve, creatively bypassing existing security solutions.  In 2016, we witnessed sophisticated new malware emerging on a regular basis,…

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