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Check Point dismisses firewall vulnerability research

Check Point has dismissed claims of flaws in its firewalls. Research from penetration testers ProCheckUp found a number of vulnerabilities in the market leading Check Point firewall device which it claimed could be used to carry out attacks on end-u...
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Dect phones revealed to be susceptible to sniffing attack

Failure to enable an encryption option in Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (Dect) phones can allow an attacker to overhear and record calls. This was demonstrated to SC Magazine by ProCheckUp researcher George Christopoulos. He said that...
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Credit card fraud expected to rise at Christmas

With just two weeks to go until Christmas Day, research has revealed that nine out of ten companies will not be taking additional IT security precautions over the period. ProCheckUp warned companies that with increased traffic to e-commerce sites,...
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Companies should be prepared for employee sabotage

Companies should be prepared for employee sabotage A recent case of employee sabotage is the tip of the iceberg, according to one expert. Richard Brain, technical director for ProCheckUp, claimed that the case with Wand Corporation highlights the t...