July 6, 2020

Tag: Check Point

​Android Ransomware Fabricates FBI Notes — Check Point

​While browsing videos to watch on social media, a new variant of Russian malware tricks users into encrypting their files, then impersonates the FBI to force ransom pay, accusing the user of pornographic crimes. Media Release: RESEARCHERS at Check Point has discovered a new variant of Android malware called Black Rose Lucy. First discovered by […]

Check Point Uncovers Tiktok Vulnerabilities, Now Patched

Check Point Research Reveals Multiple Vulnerabilities in TikTok Personal information such as private addresses and email addresses were vulnerable to exposure in one the world’s most trending apps Media Release: SINGAPORE – January 9, 2020 — Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of […]

Internet: From Securing Devices to Securing Nations

Here’s a commentary on how Internet security has evolved over the years.

What You Should Know about Surveillance Attack on WhatsApp

Media Release: CYBERSECURITY companies Synopsys and Check Point have weighed in on the surveillance attack on Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging app. WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion users, making it the most popular messaging up in the world. Facebook and WhatsApp have since patched the vulnerabilities and have urged users to update their app to the latest […]

April 2019’s Most Wanted Malware: Cyber Criminals Up to Old ‘Trickbots’ Again

Media Release: SINGAPORE, May 15, 2019 – Check Point Research,  the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published its latest Global Threat Index for April 2019. The banking trojan Trickbot has returned to the Index’s top ten for the first time […]

How to Avoid Getting Hooked by Mobile Phishing

​Media Release: Phishing is one of the most common hacks these days, from fraudulent emails to phone calls on mobiles. What can one do to prevent getting hoodwinked by hackers? Here’s an Op-Ed piece from Check Point Software, one of the leading cybersecurity vendors. By Brian Gleeson, Head of Mobile Security Product Marketing, Check Point […]

Game of Thrones Phishing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Media Release: By Oren Koren and Hadar Waldman, Check Point Software THE long night has finally ended. Game of Thrones fans can finally come in from the cold and, like a starving dragon, start devouring the latest and final season of the massively popular TV show. But unlike the fantasy series, what is far more […]

Beware: Cryptominers hit 10 times more organizations than ransomware

SINGAPORE, February 12, 2019 — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, has published the second installment of its 2019 Security Report. It highlights how the tools and services used to commit cyber-crime have become democratized, with advanced attack methods now available to anyone willing to pay […]