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Critical unauthorised RCE vulnerability in MSMQ service
Tue, 18th Apr 2023
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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The CVE-2023-21554  vulnerability allows an attacker to potentially execute code remotely and without authorisation.
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Check Point highlights new ChatGPT4.0 account theft concerns
Mon, 17th Apr 2023
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physical security
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dark web
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email security
Check Point Research has identified a growing trend on the dark web and hacking underground involving the theft and sale of stolen ChatGPT Premium accounts.
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New Emotet malware campaign bypasses Microsoft blocks
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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malware
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
A new Emotet campaign is bypassing Microsoft blocks to distribute malicious OneNote files, according to Check Point Software Technologies.
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New phishing method leveraging iCloud, PayPal, Google Docs
Tue, 28th Mar 2023
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phishing
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martech
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commerce systems
Phishing attacks are evolving as hackers use legitimate services like PayPal and Google Docs to infiltrate inboxes, warns Avanan.
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Potential cheating vulnerabilities in Chess.com: Check Point
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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gaming
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technology gifts
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security vulnerabilities
Check Point Research identified security vulnerabilities in Chess.com, which, left unpatched, can be used to cheat and solve games without playing.
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Check Point finds potential cybercrime scenarios in ChatGPT4
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Check Point analysed ChatGPT4 and released five scenarios that threat actors can exploit to streamline malicious efforts faster and more precisely.
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Check Point reveals top threats and targeted industries for February 2023
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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malware
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
Check Point Software Technologies has released its Global Threat Index for February 2023, highlighting the return of the Remcos Trojan to the top ten list.
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CPR uncovers cyber espionage campaign targeting SEA governments
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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malware
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cybersecurity
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research
Check Point Research (CPR) has revealed an ongoing cyber espionage campaign expand to target more Southeast Asian governments.
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ExtraHop appoints Sylvia Go as APJ Channel Director
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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cx
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martech
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extrahop
ExtraHop hires Sylvia Go as AVP Channel, APAC & Japan to develop innovative programs to strengthen their channel sales strategy in the region.
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Check Point, Samsung partner to elevate mobile security
Fri, 3rd Feb 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber threats
The move to mass remote working saw the mobile attack surface expand dramatically, resulting in 97% of organisations facing mobile threats.
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Telstra, Check Point deliver cybersecurity tools for SMBs
Wed, 14th Dec 2022
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cybersecurity
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cios
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telstra
The enhanced cyber protection joint offer now includes solutions for email and collaboration, helping to address some key risks for small business owners. .
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Christmas a special time for cyber criminals - Check Point
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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phishing
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ransomware
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email security
Check Point Software has released a statement to raise awareness among online gift shoppers to be cautious at all times and take the necessary precautions.
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Rocketship growth trajectory sees appointment at ExtraHop
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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cx
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martech
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partner programmes
ExtraHop appoints Chris Scanlan as President and CCO to lead global sales and revenue strategy as the company looks to take the top spot for NDR.
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Check Point reveals malware impacting 7% of all organisations
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
This month saw keylogger AgentTesla take first place as the most widespread malware, impacting 7% of organisations worldwide.
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Avanan finds hackers exploiting Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Voice
Fri, 11th Nov 2022
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microsoft
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phishing
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email security
Researchers at Avanan, a Check Point Software Company, have shared some of the latest tactics hackers are deploying to take advantage of vulnerable consumers.
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What’s the story around cyber attackers and IoT devices?
Wed, 9th Nov 2022
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iot
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cios
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gartner
IDC forecasts that the ANZ spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will reach $24 billion in 2026, a compounded annual growth rate of 10% for 2021-26.
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Scammers most likely to impersonate DHL – phishing report
Wed, 26th Oct 2022
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email security
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phishing
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cybersecurity
DHL is the most impersonated brand in phishing attacks, with scammers accounting for 22% of all attempts worldwide, warns a new report.
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Check Point launches new MSSP program to accelerate growth
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
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mssp
Benefits include a fully integrated security portfolio, automated processes and access to hundreds of Check Point experts and researchers.
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SMBs embrace new tech but fail to invest in security - study
Wed, 12th Oct 2022
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cybersecurity
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wfh
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smb
The survey revealed that, while SMBs understand the need to invest in technology in the world of hybrid working, many fail to prioritise security.
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August's top malware: Emotet knocked off top spot
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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malware
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cybersecurity
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emotet
FormBook is now the most prevalent malware, taking over from Emotet, which has held that position since its reappearance in January.
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Check Point Software Technologies launches new Horizon innovation
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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it infrastructure
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cyber attacks
There is now a need for all organisations to have a security operations centre with 24/7 monitoring, response, and threat-hunting capabilities.
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Global retailer overhauls cybersecurity posture with Check Point
Thu, 8th Sep 2022
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endpoint protection
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firewall
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network management
Check Point has helped global shoe company Clarks overhaul its cybersecurity with a consolidated approach, improving security and saving costs.
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Check Point Research finds vulnerabilities in Xiaomi's mobile payment mechanism
Thu, 18th Aug 2022
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Check Point Software uncovers vulnerabilities in Xiaomi's mobile payment system, potentially affecting up to 1 billion users. Fixes have been provided.
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Education sector seeing highest volumes of cyber attacks
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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edutech
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cybersecurity
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cios
When breaking down the numbers to education attacks by region in July 2022, ANZ was the most heavily attacked.