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Christmas a special time for cyber criminals - Check Point
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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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Check Point reveals malware impacting 7% of all organisations
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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
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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?
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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 26 Oct 2022
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“Phishing is the most common type of social engineering, which is a general term describing attempts to manipulate or trick users."
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Check Point launches new MSSP program to accelerate growth
Fri 21 Oct 2022
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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 12 Oct 2022
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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 16 Sep 2022
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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 15 Sep 2022
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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 8 Sep 2022
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endpoint protection
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network management
“Clarks has chosen our solutions, gaining not just simplified management and better threat prevention and visibility, but improved cost efficiencies."
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Check Point Research finds vulnerabilities in Xiaomi's mobile payment mechanism
Thu 18 Aug 2022
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Check Point Software's research teams have uncovered vulnerabilities in Xiaomi's mobile payment mechanism.
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Education sector seeing highest volumes of cyber attacks
Fri 12 Aug 2022
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When breaking down the numbers to education attacks by region in July 2022, ANZ was the most heavily attacked.
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Ransomware now impacts 1 out of 40 organisations a week
Fri 29 Jul 2022
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Retailers and the wholesale sector saw the largest spike in ransomware attacks, with an alarming increase of 182%.
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LinkedIn, Microsoft top brands to be faked in phishing attempts
Fri 22 Jul 2022
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Social media platform LinkedIn has continued its reign as the most imitated brand by cybercriminals, according to Check Point Research.
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Check Point reveals top malicious threats in June 2022
Fri 15 Jul 2022
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smartphones
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"The threat landscape is evolving rapidly, and mobile malware is a significant danger for both personal and enterprise security.”
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Check Point and CCTV expert join forces to boost protection
Thu 26 May 2022
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The partnership will involve Check Point Quantum IoT Protect Nano Agent being embedded in Provision-ISR’s CCTV cameras for on-device runtime protection.
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Check Point discovers security flaw in major NFT marketplace
Thu 21 Apr 2022
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Check Point Research has identified a security flaw in Rarible, an NFT marketplace with over two million active users.
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LinkedIn most imitated in global phishing attacks - report
Wed 20 Apr 2022
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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 13 Apr 2022
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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 8 Apr 2022
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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 6 Apr 2022
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"The latest ATT&CK Evaluations results highlight Check Point Harmony Endpoint’s leadership for the second consecutive year."
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Aus experts face record cyber threats, overwhelming workload
Wed 23 Mar 2022
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ransomware
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malware
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 21 Mar 2022
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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 17 Mar 2022
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Check Point Research provides updates on cyberattack trends observed during the Russia-Ukraine conflict. 
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