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Android developer apps suffered from multiple severe vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

One vulnerability allowed for an attacker to execute code remotely on a victim's computer, effectively handing full control over to the hacker.

Researchers warn of 'vast' new IoT botnet

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Check Point Technologies and Qihoo 360 see a botnet coming that could cause more damage than Mirai.

Security companies give public free way to sift through malware research

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Comodo and Check Point Software Technology are giving away their research — and in Comodo's case, the tools used to conduct it, as well.

Scammers make millions in two months with dated Android exploits

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

The malware, called CopyCat, infected 14 million Android devices, rooted 8 million phones and had 3.8 million devices serve ads, according to the Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point.

Report: Malware campaign linked to Chinese ad firm infects 250 million computers

by Cassandra Stephenson • 6 months ago

A sweeping malware campaign has infected more than 250 million computers around the world in what cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies is calling the “largest infection operation in history.”

Hackers using pixel tracking to build data for better phishing practices

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

A technique used by marketers and advertisers is now being leveraged by cybercriminals.

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