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Threat Landscape Report: Virtually No Firm is Immune from Severe Exploits

Highlights from the latest Fortinet Threat Landscape Report, a valuable resource for any organization looking to stay ahead of today’s latest threat challenges.

By FortiGuard SE TeamAugust 13, 2018

Threat Research

Malvertising, Input Validation, and New IoT Botnet Variants

What do malvertising, input validation, and new IoT botnet variants have in common? Well, they’re all part of our Weekly Threat Intelligence Brief.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJuly 27, 2018

Industry Trends

The Rise of Destructive Botnets

It is critical that every organization become aware of these emerging risks and begin to take appropriate countermeasures now. In the escalating cyberwar, enterprises need to be able to fight automation with automation.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJune 14, 2018

Threat Research

I’ve Got Trickbot Under My Screen

FortiGuard Labs spotted yet another new module being distributed by the very active Trickbot banking malware using a technique called “Hidden VNC” (virtual network computer) to stealthily take control of a victim’s machine.

Threat Research

A Wicked Family of Bots

As we continue to keep track of the latest IoT botnets, the FortiGuard Labs team has seen an increasing number of Mirai variants, thanks to the source code being made public two years ago. Since then, threat actors have been adding their own flavours to the original recipe.

Industry Trends | Threat Research

Fortinet Threat Report Reveals an Evolution of Malware to Exploit Cryptocurrencies

Fortinet FortiGuard Labs today unveiled the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals an evolution of malware to exploit cryptocurrencies.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMay 16, 2018

Industry Trends

Combatting the Transformation of Cybercrime

The volume of cyberattacks is growing at an unprecedented rate, increasing as much as nearly 80% for some organizations during the final quarter of 2017. One reason for this acceleration in the attack cycle is that in order for malware to succeed today it needs to spread further and faster than even before. This allows cybercriminals to stay a step ahead of new efforts by vendors to improve their delivery of updated signatures and patches.

By John MaddisonMarch 20, 2018

Threat Research

RootedCon Wrap Up

RootedCon is a security conference held from the 1st to the 3rd of March in Madrid, Spain. This year’s conference was the ninth iteration, and one could see the results of those years of experience in the flawless organization at the event.

By Dario DurandoMarch 16, 2018

Threat Research

Dreambot 2017 vs. ISFB 2013

We recently received a malware sample recently that had been packed and compiled on Tue Feb 06 2018. After unpacking it, we found that it contained a version of the Dreambot/Ursnif trojan, which had a compilation date of Tue Oct 10 2017, suggesting that existing versions of Dreambot are now being packaged with brand-new droppers.

By Jerome CruzMarch 16, 2018

Industry Trends

IoT Botnets: Are Your Smart Devices Putting You at Risk?

We love our technology. No one can imagine life without their smartphone today. But there’s so much more than this available on the market now. We have wearable technology such as a smart watches, tablets and laptops, voice activated devices such as Amazon Echo or Google Home, and even smart appliances like refigerators, lighting, air-conditioning, entertainment, and security systems. All of these are known collectively as the IoT (the Internet of Things).

By Toan Trinh March 11, 2018