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Locky ransomware is back as one of September's 'most wanted' malware
“We’ve got ransomware taking up two of the top three spots – one a relatively new variant that just emerged this year, and the other an older family."
ExpensiveWall signs users up to fraudulent SMS services
Some Android users may notice fraudulent charges on their accounts if they have been infected by a new strain of malware dubbed “ExpensiveWall”.
6 months under siege: the malware story so far in 2017
Maya Horowitz, Threat Intelligence Group Manager at Check Point explores the major trends in global malware attacks during the first half of 2017.
Windows 10 security solutions powerless against 'bashware'
Every security solution on the market may be completely powerless to stop a vulnerability that could allow any malware to bypass Windows 10 systems.
Check Point, RMIT & MTA set challenge for cybersecurity students
“This Cyber Security Challenge will see Melbourne students share and develop ideas with Tel Aviv’ s next generation of cyber innovators."
Inside the Check Point & IBM collaboration: What's in store for the future of cyber defence
"We’re taking the next step in collaboration and are thrilled to have Check Point as a security partner to join and support this new ecosystem."
Check Point's latest threat research taken from data you can see in real time
Check Point has taken the latest results from its Cyber Attack Trends: Mid Year Report from data that viewers can see happening in real time.
Sententia talks IoT hacking, surveillance & modem backdoors at ASIAL Conference
“The internet is filth. It’s hackers and rats, infiltrating the internet. It’s our job to make it clean.”
Check Point’s second quarter financials exceed highest end of projections
Gil Shrewd says the company is rapt with the second quarter results, reporting the revenue growth to be healthy.
How CopyCat netted $1.5m ad revenue from 14 million infected Android devices
The malware, called CopyCat, originally infected users in Southeast Asia but has since spread to Oceania, Africa, Europe and the Americas.
Digital marketing agency unleashes Fireball malware on 250 million computers
A new browser hijacker malware called Fireball is taking over 250 million computers and has already infiltrated 20% of corporate networks worldwide.
Malicious apps discovered on Google Play - some lurking for more than a year
Check Point, a security software company, has revealed that their researchers discovered another widespread malware campaign on Google Play.
Hackers target subtitle files in major media players - including VLC
VLC, Kodi, Popcorn-Time and strem.io media players have vulnerabilities that allows attackers to take over your entire device.
Check Point takes Critical Infrastructure Roadshow to NZ's main centres
Check Point’s Critical Infrastructure Roadshow brought together a dedicated of security partners to discuss problems, infrastructure & alliances.
Kickstarter project seeks to promote mental health through gaming heroes
A dedicated team is looking to create a breakthrough webseries that uses the power of video games to help those with mental illnesses.
VeloCloud launches SD-WAN ecosystem to stop breaches in their tracks
"VeloCloud’s technology brings together the world’s best-in-class security on an SD-WAN platform that is architected for the WAN of the future."
Hancitor climbs its way to the top of 'world's most wanted' malware families
The Hancitor/Chanitor malware has rapidly climbed to be one of the top five ‘world’s most wanted’ malware families for the first time.
Weekly Asia security roundup: Check Point, Mimecast, NEC and phishing attacks
SecurityBrief Asia revisits the biggest stories from the week that was.
Check Point joins Cyber Threat Alliance alongside global security heavyweights
Check Point is the sixth member in the global Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), alongside Cisco, Fortinet, Intel Security, Palo Alto Networks and Symantec.
Check Point: Asia hardest hit in 'Gooligan' Android malware attacks
Check Point has uncovered Android malware that is infecting more than 13,000 devices every single day. Here's what you need to know.
Check Point uncovers new ransomware threat using images and social media
"They are continually searching for new techniques to use social media as hosts for their malicious activities."
Check Point offers free cybersecurity checkups to Victorian businesses
Check Point Software Technologies is offering free, confidential cybersecurity checkups to Victorian enterprises and government departments.
Report finds malware downloads rise 900% - that's one every 81 seconds
An organisation can get hit by malware 971 times per hour - or 23,304 times per day. And every 81 seconds, a known malware is downloaded.
Local Check Point channel leading way with new threat-as-a-service offerings
Check Point's ANZ partners will be first in the world to market with new channel-driven threat-as-a-service offerings providing threat cloud services.