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Potential cheating vulnerabilities in Chess.com: Check Point
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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gaming
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technology gifts
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security vulnerabilities
Check Point Research identified security vulnerabilities in Chess.com, which, left unpatched, can be used to cheat and solve games without playing.
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Check Point finds potential cybercrime scenarios in ChatGPT4
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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malware
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phishing
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email security
Check Point analysed ChatGPT4 and released five scenarios that threat actors can exploit to streamline malicious efforts faster and more precisely.
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Fake donation pages promising help to Ukraine appear on Darknet
Mon, 21st Mar 2022
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dark web
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dark net
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fraud
Fraudulent donation pages promising aid to the Ukraine are appearing on the Darknet, according to Check Point Software.
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Scammers using Google Ads to steal $500k of cryptocurrency
Mon, 8th Nov 2021
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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phishing
Scammers are using Google Ads to steal cryptocurrency, with over $500k worth stolen in just a few days, according to Check Point Research.
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WhatsApp security vulnerability could have exploited two billions users
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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whatsapp
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cios
Security vulnerability in WhatsApp's image filter function could have affected over two billion users worldwide. Users advised to update their apps.
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Surge in fake COVID-19 vaccine certificates on darknet following delta outbreak
Wed, 18th Aug 2021
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dark web
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dark net
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covid-19
Surge in fake vaccination certificate sellers on Telegram, with Check Point Research reporting a 257% increase. Prices dropping to as low as $100.
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Hackers offering forged “official” COVID-19 vaccination certificates and negative test results on dark net
Wed, 24th Mar 2021
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dark web
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dark net
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covid-19
There has been a 350% increase in the number of advertisements selling alleged COVID-19 vaccines within the last three months.
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Check Point & LG plug security vulnerabilities in smart appliances
Tue, 7th Nov 2017
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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smart appliances
Check Point researchers recently worked with LG to plug vulnerabilities in a number of home appliances, including robot vacuum cleaners & dishwashers.