Checkpoint SHA 256 Migration

Are you taking advantage of SHA 256 support on your Checkpoint devices? Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:45 AM

Good Morning Checkpoint customers,

Have you not yet upgraded or applied the hotfixes for the SHA 256 support on your Checkpoint devices?

Well fear not, the date of which the switch is to go live has b…

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R80 Pre-Release

Good morning CheckPoint fans! Tuesday, October 20, 2015 2:32 PM

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that R80 is now available for early release for the customers who are eager to test the product. Checkpoint have advised customers to run the new softwar…

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Bluecoat Updates Threatpulse

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:25 PM

Yesterday (October 12th 2015), Bluecoat began the deployment of their newest release of ThreatPulse

During this time all services will still be available however there will be issues that hav…

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Pulse Secure: Latest Software Released - PCS 8.0R13, PPS 5.0R13, Pulse Client 5.0R13 + Pre-Notification for Pulse Client Mobile 5.2R1 (Android and iOS)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 10:51 AM

News for our Pulse Secure customers (previously Juniper’s Junos Pulse – see here for details).

Pulse Secure have announced their latest round of software releases for:

  • Pulse Connect Secure-8.0R13 Sof…

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Bluecoat News: Content Analysis GA available now

Friday, September 25, 2015 10:54 AM

Good News Bluecoat Customers,

Bluecoat proudly announced that Content Analysis GA has now been released and is available on BlueTouch Online.

You can download the image and also the release no…

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Blue Coat Research Maps the Web’s Shadiest Neighborhoods

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 9:53 AM

Bluecoat have published a recent report listing the most ‘shady’ and most ‘safe’ top level domains (e.g. “.com”, “.net”) on the internet.

To give yourself the best protection, read the report here.


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Bluecoat – SGOS (GA) Released

Friday, August 14, 2015 1:16 PM

The most recent versions of Bluecoat’s Security Gateway Operating System (SGOS) is now available from BlueTouch Online (BTO). This GA release contains new features and enhancements to existing feature…

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Firefox PDF Reader exploit - CVE-2015-4495

Friday, August 14, 2015 1:12 PM

Earlier this week Firefox released an update to their Firefox, Firefox ESR, Firefox OS products due to a newly discovered flaw in the software.

Before versions Firefox 39.0.3, Firefox ESR 38.x (before…

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Critical BIND DNS vulnerability – patch now!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 2:05 PM

A working exploit for the BIND DNS server flaw (CVE-2015-5477) has been seen in the wild, which can allow an attacker to easily cause a denial of service against the affected DNS server with a single …

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Checkpoint Endpoint and Windows 10

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:22 PM

This summer, as you have probably heard Microsoft will be releasing their new operating system Windows 10.

Using a phased approach, MS began the release of the OS (yesterday) July 29th in 190 countrie…

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Checkpoint Threat Research - Office Exploit Builder

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:33 AM

Checkpoint have recently released research on an attack designed to expose a vulnerability in Microsoft Office files such as Word and Excel.

Using the tool 'Office Exploit Builder' (or similar tools) …

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 (CVE-2015-2426)

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:03 AM

ALERT: Microsoft have released an emergency off schedule patch for all (currently supported) versions of Microsoft Windows.


The threat is an exploit to Windows Adobe Type Manager Library. A modifica…

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Checkpoint move to SHA-256

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 3:20 PM

To make their 'Online Update Services' even more secure, Checkpoint are moving from SHA-1 based certificates to SHA-256 based certificates over the months October/November 2015.

What this means for yo…

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Checkpoint Release R77.30

Checkpoint have announced that R77.30 is now available. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:22 PM

Checkpoint have announced that R77.30 is now available for download from Check Point Download Center.

Currently Gaia, IPSO and Windows images are available. SecurePlatform and Red Hat Enterprise Linux…

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Microsoft IIS DOS vulnerability

HTTP.sys Remote Code Execution (MS15-034; CVE-2015-1635). Friday, April 17, 2015 11:54 AM

You may not have heard about it yet but Microsoft have let us all know about their most recent vulnerability, CVE-2015-1635.

This vulnerability if exploited correctly could be used to remotely execute…

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