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Corporate Blog July 5, 2018

An Invasive Spyware Attack on Military Mobile Devices

Earlier this week, Israeli security agencies announced that the Hamas terrorist organization had installed spyware on Israeli soldiers’ smartphones in its latest attempt to collect information on its long time enemy. About 100 people fell…

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Uncategorized March 8, 2017

The Skinner adware rears its ugly head on Google Play

A new member of the ever growing adware-found-on-Google-Play-list has been found. Previous members include Viking Horde, DressCode and CallJam, among many others. The malware, dubbed “Skinner”, was embedded inside an app which provides game related…

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Threat Research September 8, 2016

CallJam Android Malware Found on Google Play

Keeping Android smartphones and tablets safe from malicious apps is a constant battle for enterprises, end users, and for Google. Despite Google’s efforts to prevent cybercriminals from infiltrating Google Play, the Check Point mobile research…

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Threat Research August 31, 2016

DressCode Android Malware Discovered on Google Play

The Check Point mobile threat prevention research team discovered a new Android malware on Google Play, called “DressCode,” which was embedded into more than 40 apps, and found in more than 400 additional apps on…

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Threat Research January 8, 2016

Turkish Clicker: Check Point Finds New Malware on Google Play

The Check Point research team has discovered an extensive malware campaign on the Google Play™ store. Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention detected the first samples of malware we call “Turkish Clicker” on several customer devices. …

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