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JavaScript Lost in the Dictionary

Check Point threat Intelligence sensors have picked up a stealth campaign that traditional anti-virus solutions are having a hard time detecting. On July 17th SandBlast Zero-Day Protection started showing a massive email campaign which was not caught by traditional AV solutions. Even today, on the fourth day of this campaign, when Check Point has already…

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Corporate Blog July 20, 2017

Check Point: A Leader in Vision and Execution in Two Gartner Magic Quadrants

Following the latest cyber attack outbreaks, WannaCry and Petya ransomware, businesses are now realizing just how vulnerable they are.  What seemed to be “good enough solutions” until now simply isn’t enough in today’s world. But still, many continue to add solutions that are focused on detecting attacks rather than preventing them. This approach lets the…

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Corporate Blog July 12, 2017

Google’s annual Android security report illustrates Check Point’s dominance in mobile threat defense research

Google published its annual security report yesterday for the Android ecosystem. The report includes many commendable efforts by Google to improve the security of users, and fight back against the raging surge of malware. One of the major actions Google has introduced this year was working alongside security vendors to eradicate malware from the ecosystem,…

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Threat Research March 23, 2017

Check Point’s SandBlast Wins SC Media Award

At the 2017 RSA Conference in San Francisco, it was clear malware, ransomware and phishing campaigns were top of mind, and attendees were looking for solutions to prevent the latest threats from attacking their networks. Check Point’s mission has and always will be to safeguard our customers with the best solutions possible against cyber threat…

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Security Insights February 27, 2017

Ransomware Attacks Spike Globally in November’s ‘Most Wanted’ Malware List

Ransomware attacks continued to rise worldwide during November, according to the latest monthly Global Threat Index from Check Point’s Threat Intelligence Research Team.   Ransomware attacks using the Locky and Cryptowall variants both increased by 10% in November from the previous month.   The research team found that both the number of active malware families and…

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Security Insights December 13, 2016

Advanced Security For The SDDC That’s Really Advanced

Data center virtualization has come a long way – from concept to a reality in a few short years. The latest evolution, virtualizing the network, lets data center operators treat the underlying infrastructure as a pool of resources – compute, storage and network capacity – that can be called upon to dynamically bring up new…

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Security Insights November 10, 2015

Check Point Discovers Critical vBulletin 0-Day

vBulletin is a commercial forum and blog platform developed by vBulletin Solutions, Inc. It was created over 10 years ago and is written in PHP. It is the world’s most popular forum platform, powering ~78% out of the forums in the top 100K web-sites. Currently there are estimated to be over 40,000 live sites using…

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Threat Research November 5, 2015

Our Mission To Cure The Healthcare Security Epidemic

The healthcare industry has taken a major beating in terms of cyber security attacks. In the past two years, there has been a myriad of breaches, compromising the personal health information (PHI) of millions. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, 42.5 percent of all data breaches were in the healthcare industry. The Center also…

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Security Insights October 19, 2015

Closing the Malware Gap: The Rise of Threat Extraction

Attackers most commonly enter organizations through everyday means such as an emailed file. While these documents look innocuous, they can easily contain malicious content delivered in the form of macros, embedded Java script and even external website links. This kind of infection happens more frequently than you’d think. According to Check Point’s 2015 Security Report,…

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Security Insights September 22, 2015

Introducing Check Point SandBlast Zero-Day Protection

Cyber threats are continuing to evolve, and hackers are finding new ways to hide malware inside emailed documents, on websites as “drive by” exploits or in downloadable content. Many attacks begin by exploiting known vulnerabilities and modifying malware to have unrecognizable signatures to evade traditional security measures. By creating these new, unknown variants, hackers aim…

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Security Insights September 2, 2015