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Threat Research

New Trickbot Plugin Harvests Email Addresses from SQL Servers, ScreenLocker Module Not for Ransom

Just a week after publishing our discovery of Trickbot’s networkDLL, the FortiGuard Labs monitoring system has found a new module called squlDll that is being actively distributed to the banking trojan’s victims.

Threat Research

A Deep Dive Analysis of the FALLCHILL Remote Administration Tool

FortiGuard Labs has been actively monitoring FALLCHILL, validating all its IOCs (indicators of compromise), and providing protection for our customers. In a previous post we provided a high level overview of FALLCHILL. In this research report we dig even further, providing a deep dive analysis of the FALLCHILL Remote Administration Tool (RAT) in order to shed additional light on this threat, and thereby help our customer and the security community at large defend against this threat and similar threats.

By Minh TranNovember 28, 2017

Business and Technology

Top 3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs FortiSandbox in AWS

Organizations have the option of adding the first cloud-based sandbox product in AWS marketplace, FortiSandbox, to their cloud security infrastructure, allowing businesses to operate a complete security practice entirely in the cloud. Fortinet’s Security Fabric solutions for the cloud offer the ability to leverage security controls that are delivered, updated, and managed entirely through the cloud environment.

By Cynthia HsiehNovember 27, 2017

Partners

Partner Insider: NSE Training Certifications, FortiSandbox 2000E Recognized 

Although the calendar year is winding down, Fortinet and partners continue to sharpen security practitioner skills through training, along with applying Fortinet products and services to meet current and evolving cyber security challenges. As Fortinet advances on the knowledge and solutions fronts, independent industry observers increasingly recognize Fortinet’s industry leadership credentials. Read more below for the latest news, resources, and events for partners.

By Kate ReesNovember 09, 2017

Industry Trends

The Future of Cybersecurity Part II: The Need for Automation

The growing complexity of today’s networks and the growing sophistication of today’s threats has outpaced the ability of most traditional security devices to keep up. Until now, the approach of far too many IT teams has been to simply throw more money at the problem by adding yet another device into their security wiring closet. Billions have been spent on this approach every year for decades, and we really don’t have much to show for it. If cybersecurity is an arms race, the good guys aren’t winning. Instead, security...

By Aamir LakhaniNovember 06, 2017

Business and Technology

FortiSandbox 2000E Earns Coveted NSS Recommended in Latest Breach Detection System Public Test

Fortinet participated in the NSS Labs 2017 Breach Detection System (BDS) group test and was awarded a Recommended rating for its latest FortiSandbox 2000E appliance introduced in the second half of 2017.

By Damien LimNovember 01, 2017

Industry Trends

How Federal Agencies Can Use FortiMail to Comply with BOD-18-01

On October 16th, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intention to have all federal agencies revamp their email security protocol. The Binding Operational Directive (BOD-18-01) will require all federal agencies to deploy STARTTLS, Secure Policy Framework (SPF), Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM), and Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) within three months of the directive’s announcement. While having these email security features enabled is generally considered to be a cybersecurity...

By Felipe FernandezOctober 30, 2017

Industry Trends

Why ICSA Advanced Threat Defense for Email is So Important

Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that two-thirds (66%) of all installed malware that successfully made its way past established defenses were delivered by email.  This is particularly concerning as our weekly FortiGuard Labs Threat Intelligence Brief lists ransomware downloaders –typically delivered via email – as consistently among the top 5 pieces of malware in most weeks. {Update chart and excerpt closer to publication date} The reality is that while brand new attacks like WannaCry and Petya...

By David FingerOctober 27, 2017

Business and Technology

Partner Insider: Welcome Back Jon Bove

The strong ties between Fortinet and its channel partner community account for much of the value Fortinet delivers to customers, end users, and the world at large. Seeking to increase the amount of news about partner activity and initiatives, we are launching a bi-weekly blog post series.

By Amy ThompsonOctober 20, 2017

Business and Technology

How to Achieve Automated, Intelligence-Driven Security

Over the last couple of years, cyberattacks have evolved in both scale and effectiveness, affecting organizations across all industries and geographic regions. Successful cyberattacks are a growing industry-wide problem in spite of billions being spent on cybersecurity solutions. Part of the reason is that new techniques- and in fact a mature supporting cybercrime ecosystem- for penetration and evading detection have reduced the effectiveness of many traditional defenses. The lingering effects of a successful attack often have devastating consequences,...

By Michael XieOctober 17, 2017