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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 October 1, 2018

Prevent Ransomware With These Five Tips: Kicking Off National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), both in the United States and Europe? NCSAM is a public awareness campaign that inspires businesses and individuals to take proactive measures to…

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Corporate Blog July 12, 2018

Cyber Attack Trends: 2018 Mid-Year Report

When it comes to the global cyber threat landscape, threats are ever evolving, keeping organizations – as well as the security community – constantly challenged. From taking advantage of the Blockchain to developing new attack…

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Corporate Blog June 18, 2018

Cyber-Criminals Are On The Offensive During the World Cup: Wallchart Phishing Campaign Exploits Soccer Fans

Keeping track of the World Cup can get overwhelming.   Cyber criminals are keenly aware of this pain point, seeking to use the buzz around the World Cup as cover for their sneaky attacks.  …

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Corporate Blog June 12, 2018

The Atlanta Ransomware Attack Wasn’t as Bad as We Thought – It’s Worse

When the news broke about the massive ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta, the details seemed dire yet murky – we knew about court dates getting rescheduled, city job applications getting frozen, and computer…

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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 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 12, 2017

September’s Most Wanted Malware: Locky Shoots Back Up Global Rankings

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed a massive increase in worldwide Locky attacks during September, with the ransomware impacting 11.5% of organizations globally over the course of the month. Locky has not appeared…

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Corporate Blog August 15, 2017

ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware Earns “Editor’s Choice” from PC magazine

A recent review in PC magazine by Lead Analyst, Neil J. Rubenking approaches one of cyber security’s latest growing concerns, ransomware. Various comparison tests of anti-ransomware products were conducted while specifically focusing on Check Point’s…

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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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