Check Point Advisories

Phishing URL Attack Attempt

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-0731
Date Published: 30 Aug 2016
Severity: High
Last Updated: 17 Nov 2019
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Phishing URL attack attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity. The attacker uses embedded redirection links in order to gain the victim's account information.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Phishing URL Attack Attempt protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Phishing Enforcement Protection.
Attack Information:  Phishing URL Attack Attempt

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