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‘Quadrooter’ Flaw Affects 900 Mn Android Smartphones: Report

Over 900 million Android devices are affected by ‘high-risk’ Quadrooter flaw, warns security company Check Point Software Technologies. Android devices are affected by the “high” risk privilege escalation vulnerabilities, dubbed “Quadrooter”. Adam Donenfeld, the firm’s lead mobile security researcher who found the flaws, said the vulnerabilities in greater detail at the Def Con security conference on Sunday. Four previously undisclosed security vulnerabilities found in Android phones and tablets that ship with Qualcomm chips could let a hacker take full control of an affected device. An attacker would have to trick a user...

Check Point Launches ‘Sand Blast Agent’ For Browsers Protection

Check Point today announced Sand Blast Agent for Browsers with Zero Phishing technology. As the newest member of its industry-leading Sand Blast family of solutions, Sand Blast Agent for Browsers is designed to protect users from these evolving threats by seamlessly incorporating key components of the security model into the browser. It provides real-time protection, all while reducing the resources required to prevent today’s most advanced attacks. To optimize business results and innovation, users now expect unconstrained internet access and immediate delivery of downloaded content and email. At the same...

Check Point Introduces New Security Appliances For SMEs

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has announced two new additions to the Check Point 700 Series appliances, both addressing the unique security needs of small businesses. The new Check Point 770 and 790 appliances, together with the 730 and 750, provide advanced threat prevention features such as firewall, VPN, antivirus, anti-bot, application control, URL filtering and email security. In addition, the appliances deliver optimized network performance of up to 4 Gbps of firewall throughput and up to 330 Mbps when threat prevention functions are activated. According to the 2016 Verizon...