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LinkedIn most imitated in global phishing attacks - report
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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email security
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Cybersecurity company Check Point Software says phishing attacks targeted towards LinkedIn jumped by 44% in 2022 Q1.
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Check Point Software supports Rakia mission to space
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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satellite
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Check Point Software is supporting the Rakia Israeli space mission by hosting communication to the specialised control centre.
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Russian, Ukraine-themed war lure of choice for cyber espionage
Fri, 8th Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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Russian and Ukraine-themed war documents have become the lure of choice for cyber espionage, according to a new analysis from Check Point Research.
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Check Point recognised for leading threat detection solution
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cloud services
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Check Point's Harmony Endpoint has been recognized as a leader in MITRE Engenuity ATT-CK Evaluations for the second year in a row.
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Aus experts face record cyber threats, overwhelming workload
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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ransomware
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Organisations are seeking new ways to protect their expanding attack surface and maintain stability, according to Trend Micro.
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Fake donation pages promising help to Ukraine appear on Darknet
Mon, 21st Mar 2022
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dark web
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dark net
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fraud
Fraudulent donation pages promising aid to the Ukraine are appearing on the Darknet, according to Check Point Software.
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Cyberattacks on governments beyond Ukraine surge by 21% - Check Point
Thu, 17th Mar 2022
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email security
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phishing
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hackers
Cyberattacks on Ukraine's government and military have dropped by 50% in the last week, according to Check Point Research.
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Check Point reveals cybersecurity challenges for banks, data centers and trading platforms
Tue, 15th Mar 2022
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colocation
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cybersecurity
As the cyber threat landscape evolves and becomes more dangerous every year, protecting IT infrastructure will only become more challenging.
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Check Point Research identifies top malware threats to NZ
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
In February, the top malware impacting New Zealand cyber incidents was Sohanad (3.96%), followed by SnakeKeylogger and Formbook.
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Top 10 malware impacting Australians - Check Point
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Emotet, Formbook and Trickbot have remained the top three malwares affecting Australians in the month of February, according to new research.
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Organisations struggling to manage complexity of securing cloud infrastructure
Wed, 9th Mar 2022
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devops
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cloud security
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cloud services
Cloud security incidents were up 10% from the previous year with 27% of organisations now citing misconfiguration.
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Bot malware uncovered using gaming applications on Microsoft store
Wed, 2nd Mar 2022
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malware
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gaming
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Check Point Research has revealed a new malware Electron-bot that is actively being distributed through Microsoft’s official store.
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As the threat landscape evolves, SASE security models may be the answer
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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mobility
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Many organizations lack security solutions for remote employees, according to a new assessment by Check Point Software Technologies.
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Cyberattacks against corporate networks increased 50% in 2021
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
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Cyberattacks on corporate networks increased by 50% in 2021, with the education and research sector hit the hardest, according to Check Point Software.
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Check Point Research reveals botnets on the rise, software vendors hit hard by cyber attacks
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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threat intelligence
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cios
Software vendors experience largest year-on-year growth at 146% in 2021, according to Check Point Research's Security Report.
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Check Point Research reveals how hackers run token scams and 'Rug Pull' money - and how to avoid them
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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phishing
Scammers are altering smart contracts to create fraudulent tokens and stealing money from unsuspecting individuals, warns Check Point Research.
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Check Point launches Quantum Lightspeed Firewalls to introduce network security revolution
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Cyber security firm Check Point Software Technologies has announced the extension of the Check Point Quantum portfolio.
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DHL tops list of companies most impersonated by criminals
Wed, 19th Jan 2022
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
DHL is the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Software's 2021 Q4 Brand Phishing Report.
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Trickbot takes top malware spot in Australia, Emotet returns
Fri, 14th Jan 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Trickbot and Emotet have topped the list of the most prevalent malware in Australia, according to new analysis from Check Point Research.
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Trickbot overtakes Formbook as most prevalent malware
Fri, 14th Jan 2022
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ddos
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
In December, Trickbot claimed the top spot as most prevalent malware, overtaking Formbook which was in first place in November 2021.
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Cyberattacks increased by 50% in 2021, peaking in December due to Log4J exploits
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
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retail
Cyberattacks increased by 50% in 2021, peaking in December due to Log4J exploits, according to new research from Check Point Software.
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New malware campaign exploits Microsoft's digital signature verification
Thu, 6th Jan 2022
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
New Zloader malware campaign exploits Microsoft's digital signature verification, targeting over 2,000 victims in 111 countries.
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New botnet uncovered known for sextortion and crypto-jacking
Fri, 17th Dec 2021
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sextortion
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Check Point Research is warning of a new variant of Phorpiex, a botnet known for sextortion and crypto-jacking.
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Check Point reveals the top 10 malware affecting New Zealanders in November
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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ransomware
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Formbook, Emotet, and Trickbot take the top three spots in November's list from the Check Point Software threat intelligence arm.