A regularly updated directory of press releases related to cyber security.

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Mon, 18 Jun 2018 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions globally, has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the FIFA World Cup where cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule of fixtures and a result tracker. When opened, the attachment…

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Thu, 26 Oct 2017 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) a leading provider of cyber-security solutions globally, today announced that its security researchers have discovered HomeHack – a vulnerability that exposed millions of users of LG SmartThinQ® smart home devices to the risk of unauthorized remote control of their SmartThinkQ home appliances. The vulnerabilities…

San Carlos, CA  —  Tue, 22 Aug 2017 Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), today announced the launch of ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware, a new solution that identifies, quarantines, and removes even the most sophisticated and evasive ransomware infections from users’ PCs. ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware adds an essential layer of protection to home PCsand works alongside anti-virus…

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Thu, 17 Aug 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), today launched a new online platform, Check Point Research, providing cyber threat intelligence insights to the greater community. Check Point Research is a platform to inform the threat intelligence community on original Check Point research, top trends in the cyber security space,…

San Carlos, CA  —  Fri, 11 Aug 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest network cyber security vendor globally, today announced that its board of directors has authorized an extension to the company’s on-going share repurchase program. Under the updated plan, effective immediately, Check Point is authorized to continue to repurchase up…

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Fri, 19 May 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) today announced Check Point SandBlast Mobile received Miercom’s Certified Secure Award in the first independent, mobile threat defense test recently conducted by the independent testing firm. This is Miercom’s highest award for achievement in competitive, hands-on testing. The results highlight…

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Fri, 14 Apr 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) has revealed a massive uplift in Exploit Kit usage by cybercriminals worldwide, with Rig reaching second place in the company’s March Global Threat Impact Index. Exploit Kits, which are designed to discover and exploit vulnerabilities on machines in order to…

SAN CARLOS, CA  —  Thu, 30 Mar 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), today announced the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has added four lines of Check Point security appliances to their Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (UC APL). UC APL certification qualifies designated Check Point alliances for sale to DoD agencies, based…

San Carlos, CA  —  Mon, 13 Mar 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) has revealed that the Hancitor downloader has surged into the top five ‘most wanted’ malware families worldwide for the first time, according to the company’s February Global Threat Impact Index. The downloader, that installs malicious payloads such as banking trojans…

San Carlos, CA  —  Tue, 07 Mar 2017 Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) today introduced Check Point vSEC for Google Cloud Platform, delivering advanced security integrated with Google Cloud Platform. With this release, Check Point joins the Google Cloud Technology Partner Program and continues its industry leadership protecting workloads in physical, virtual and…