Displaying items by tag: Check Point

Wednesday, 01 September 2021 10:10

Check Point Software hunts for 100 early-career workers

Security vendor Check Point Software Technologies has launched its Young Professionals Programme in Asia Pacific that aims to attract 100 adults with less than five years of work experience who are interested in a career in cybersecurity.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 14:12

Tesserent picks Soper as NZ senior partner

Cybersecurity company Tesserent has appointed Hamish Soper to the role of senior partner for New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 09 June 2021 11:57

The overnight internet outage - an update

Internet CDN provider Fastly has admitted that last night's outage was due to a configuration error.

Published in Networking

Cloud-native network detection and response provider ExtraHop has appointed Keith Symons to the role of regional sales manager.

Published in People Moves

Israel-based security firm Check Point Software has decided to invest in local cloud facilities in Australia so that it can meet data residency and compliance requirements for its local clients.

Published in Security

A client-side vulnerability in the Google Play Core Library, patched by the company in April, is still present in many Android apps because developers are yet to include the patch into these apps.

Published in Security

Researchers from Israel-based security shop Check Point say they have traced the wallet in which bitcoin paid for ransoms extorted by the latest ransomware, Pay2Key, is located and found an Iranian company at the end of the chain.

Published in Security

The number of malicious domains which are similar to that of retail giant Amazon has risen by 28% in the run-up to the firm's Prime Day on 13 October, the Israeli security firm Check Point has warned.

Published in Security

With less than six weeks to go for the US presidential election, it is not surprising that the American media is full of tales about Russian hacking, election interference and likely scenarios where some foreign country meddles in the contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

Published in Open Sauce

Israeli security company Check Point has discovered a number of vulnerabilities in the popular OkCupid dating app, researchers Alon Boxiner and Eran Vaknin say.

Published in Security

Malicious attackers are concealing phishing attacks on Google's Cloud Services, researchers at the Israeli security firm Check Point have warned, adding that this was being done by uploading a PDF to Google Drive that included a phishing page.

Published in Security

The Windows DNS Server, Microsoft's implementation of the domain name resolution software, has a seven-year-old bug which is wormable and can be triggered by a malicious DNS response, the Israeli security firm Check Point has found.

Published in Security

Tel Aviv-based security firm Check Point has revealed details of a new variant of the Joker Dropper and Premium Dialer spyware in the Google Play Store, adding that the malware was found to be hiding in legitimate applications.

Published in Security

Security outfit Check Point has found a number of vulnerabilities in Apache Guacamole, popular infrastructure that is used for remote work by more than 10 million organisations or people.

Published in Guest Opinion

The global cyber security market grew by 9.7% for the first quarter of 2020 year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, but adds that this trend is unlikely to continue for the remainder of the year as IT budgets come under increasing pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published in Security

Israel-based security firm Check Point claims a Chinese state-backed group known as Naikon has been targeting countries in Asia and the Pacific, including Australia, for the last five years and stepping up its activities in 2019 and the first quarter of this year to gather intelligence and spy on these countries.

Published in Security

Security firm Check Point says it has encountered fresh samples of the Black Rose Lucy malware-as-a-service family, that it discovered in 2018, which have an added functionality: ransomware.

Published in Security

Enterprise identity governance company SailPoint has announced the appointment of 20-year IT sales and distribution veteran Craig Morrison as channel director Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves

Researchers at security firm Check Point have managed to track down the perpetrator(s) of a man-in-the-middle attack that was used to steal money sent from a venture capital firm in China to a start-up in Israel.

Published in Security

Ransomware continues to be big business for cyber criminals and a big headache for business, the chief technology officer of a major security firm says, adding that Europol's 2018 Internet Organised Threat Assessment had estimated that US$5 billion was drained from the global economy each year due to this scourge.

Published in Security
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