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Hackers launched a DDoS Attack against CheckPoint and anticipate to target it again

Anonymous Sudan, a group of Hackers claiming to be as Palestinians, launched a distributed denial of service attack on Israel-based cybersecurity company Check Point. The concerning part of this attack is that the hackers claim to launch a stronger version of a similar attack on April 7th of this year and hope to take down […]

Intel and Check Point Software extend partnership for ransomware protection

Intel, the world-renowned silicon chipmaker, has extended its partnership with Check Point Software technologies to boost its chipsets defense line against ransomware attacks. So, as a part of this collaboration the Harmony Endpoint solution from Check Point will be integrated into Intel vPro’s AI and ML driven threat detection tech allowing CPUs manufactured by the […]

Check Point software to acquire Email Security company Avanan

Check Point software has made it official that it is going to acquire Email Security startup Avanan for an undisclosed price. However, trade analysts state that the deal could have fetched the latter anything between $250 million to $300 million, and could prove as one the biggest acquisition made by the company, surpassing its financial […]

Checkpoint offers world first autonomous cyber threat prevention platform

Check Point R81, an autonomous cyber threat prevention platform was introduced to the world by Check Point Software Technologies. The California based security provider states that the platform is industry’s first threat prevention platform that helps multinational companies secure their IT infrastructure from cyber attacks. Since March 2020, many companies have switched to remote administrative […]

Check Point Software Technologies acquires Cymplify

Check Point Software Technologies which is into Cybersecurity business has made it official that it has acquired IoT Cyber Security Company Cymplify- an Israel based startup. The plan is to integrate the technology of the newly acquired company into Check Point’s Infinity Architecture and strengthen its stand in detecting IoT related Cyber threats and vulnerabilities. […]

Meet the ‘Agent Smith’ Malware

A new kind of malware attack was discovered by researchers from Check Point recently and they have given it a name called ‘Agent Smith’. Researchers from the Israel based Cybersecurity firm say that the attack allows hackers to replace legitimate apps with the fraudulent ones opening profit making doors to them. Check Point Software Technologies […]

Check Point Software Technologies acquires Israeli firm Dome9

California based Network Security provider Check Point Technologies has announced that it is acquiring Israeli firm Dome9 for n initial cash payment of $175 million. And the objective behind the acquisition is to offer the customers of Check Point Technologies the privilege of securing multi-cloud deployments across Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. […]

Beware of ExpensiveWall Malware!

Cyber Security firm Check Point has warned all Android users to stay away from an app called ‘ExpensiveWall’. The said app is actually a malware which sends out premium text messages and opts for fake services which are chargeable by mobile service providers. As per the details available from the researchers of CheckPoint, ExpensiveWall is […]

CopyCat malware targets 14 million Google Android Devices to rake in millions

Israel-based Cyber Security Firm Check Point Software Technologies has discovered in its latest research that a malware called CopyCat has succeeded in infecting more than 14 million Google Android Smart Phones and managed to rake in millions through fraudulent advertising and app installations. Check Point discovered that CopyCat developers succeeded in spreading the malware during […]

JUDY Ransomware infects 36.5 million Android Phones

A new ransomware variant called JUDY developed by a Korean firm is on the prowl and is said to have infected around 36.5 million Android Phones operating around the globe, says a research carried out by security solutions provider Check Point. The said malware which has a split personality is capable of not only holding […]

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