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Check Point Advisories

Suspicious Site Containing Tech Scams

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-0571
Date Published: 17 Jul 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 29 Oct 2017
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Many scams have emerged looking to steal money or information by giving users false information claiming that their computers are infected. After such claims they give the users a phone number to call or a way to pay to solve their issues. A successful attack can lead to stolen credentials or money.

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 Suspicious Site Containing Tech Scams 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:  Suspicious Site Containing Tech Scams

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