Threat Research

Deep Analysis of a Driver-Based MITM Malware: iTranslator

The FortiGuard Labs research team recently captured a malware sample, an EXE file, which was signed by an invalid certificate. Once a victim opens the exe file, it installs two drivers to control the victim’s Windows system as well as monitors the Internet activities of the victim’s Web browser.

By Xiaopeng ZhangSeptember 21, 2018

Business and Technology

FortiGate Intrusion Prevention Continues to Excel in NSS Labs’ NGIPS Testing Results

NSS Labs gives coveted “Recommended” rating for Fortinet FortiGate IPS.

By Muhammad AbidSeptember 20, 2018

Business and Technology | Threat Research

Cyber Threat Alliance Members Issue First Collaborative Report on Cryptomining

The CTA has just released a new joint analysis report on the growing threat of cryptomining, an activity that poses both short and long-term threats to individuals and enterprises. This report lays out the risk, its potential impacts, and the best practices organizations can employ to counter this rising menace.

By Anthony GiandomenicoSeptember 19, 2018

Business and Technology | Partners

Fortinet is a Premiere Sponsor at the 2018 AT&T Business Summit

The AT&T Business Summit is about to kick off this September 25 – 28 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center in Dallas, TX. Fortinet is proud to be participating as a Premiere sponsor.

By FortinetSeptember 19, 2018

Threat Research

Beware of Emails Purporting to be from the IRS

FortiGuard Labs has come across a peculiar phishing campaign purporting to be from the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is titled “2018 UPDATE: NON RESIDENT ALIEN TAX WITHHOLDING.

By FortiGuard SE TeamSeptember 17, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet Brings the Industry’s Broadest Security Portfolio to Microsoft Ignite 2018

As a global leader in providing broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, Fortinet is again participating as a Gold Sponsor at Microsoft Ignite.

By FortinetSeptember 17, 2018

Threat Research

Results from the Third Annual “ETSI NFV Plugtest + OPNFV SFC/NSH” Event

For three years now, ETSI has conducted an NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) Plugtest event that provides an opportunity for vendors and open source communities to meet, collaborate, and assess the level of interoperability of their implementations and solutions, especially in multi-vendor environments.

By Nicolas ThomasSeptember 14, 2018

Threat Research

Microsoft JET Database Engine Code Execution Vulnerability

FortiGuard Labs discovered a code execution vulnerability in the Windows JET Database Engine and reported it to Microsoft using the responsible disclosure process. On the patch Tuesday of September 2018, Microsoft released a Security Advisory that contains the fix for this vulnerability, identifying it as CVE-2018-8392.

By Honggang RenSeptember 14, 2018

Partners

Security Services Enable Partners to Help Plug the Holes in Customer Networks

Today's attacks are designed to exploit vulnerabilities and dive deep into the network without leaving a trace. This enables lateral movement, in which bad actors search for resources to take over or data to exploit, all without detection.

By Jon BoveSeptember 13, 2018

Industry Trends | Threat Research

Painting a New Security Landscape

Hackers are thinking more like developers to evade detection and are becoming more precise in their targeting.

By Derek MankySeptember 12, 2018