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Threat Research

Cookie Maker: Inside the Google Docs Malicious Network

FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a running Google Docs malware campaign that uses the names of Fortinet and FortiGuard. When we examined the documents, we encountered a long chain of redirects inside a malicious network, and the destination of this chain was dependent on our IP and the user-agent that was used. This malicious network targets all major platforms: Windows, Android, and MacOS.

By Artem SemenchenkoNovember 21, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet Expands Security Fabric Offerings on Google Cloud Platform

Fortinet announced at Google NEXT the availability of a series of Fortinet Security Fabric solutions that will help organizations securely accelerate their migration and development of applications to Google Cloud Platform.

By Lior CohenJuly 23, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet At Google Cloud Next 2018

From July 24th-26th, Fortinet will be attending Google Next 2018, which is being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Come hear us speak on securing the digital transformation, multi-cloud security, and to see demos of FortiGate and the Security Fabric.

By FortinetJuly 18, 2018

Threat Research

Black Alps 2017 Wrap Up

Black Alps 2017 was an inaugural Cyber Security Conference held last November 13 at Y-Parc, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland. With support from previous cyber security events, such as CyberSec Conference and Application Security Forum - Western Switzerland, there is no doubt that Black Alps 2017 is headed for success. The conference lasted for two days, and aimed to discuss the latest threats, mitigations, and advances in cyber security.

By Rommel Abraham D JovenNovember 22, 2017

Threat Research

The Strange Case of Play Policy for Copyright and Security

Recently, the FortiGuard Labs team noticed that one of the most successful applications on the market, “WhatsApp Messenger” developed by “WhatsApp Inc.”, has been the target of a lot of attention by scammers and criminals alike.

By Dario DurandoNovember 08, 2017

Threat Research

Unmasking Android Malware: A Deep Dive into a New Rootnik Variant, Part I

Part I: How to Unpack the Malware App This past January I performed a deep analysis of an Android rootnik malware variant and posted them to this blog. Since then, I have continued to monitor this Android malware family. In early June, FortiGuard Labs found a new variant of the Android rootnik malware that disguises itself as a legal app. It then uses open-sourced Android root exploit tools to gain root access on an Android device. To be clear, this malware was NOT found in Google Play. The developer of the malware app repackaged a legal app...

By Kai LuJuly 09, 2017

Industry Trends

Google Chromebook Security: At The Forefront of Education Discussions

During a 2015 event at the Northwestern Institute for Policy Research, participating panelists discussed the digital revolution and the classroom’s exposure to it. At the time, school districts had begun to adopt 1:1 policies, where each student would have access to laptops or tablets. Google was at the forefront of this surge, gaining a healthy chunk of new users each year across the education industry. Today, the formidable duo of the Google Chromebook and the G Suite for Education has changed the way education is approached. In this...

By Susan BiddleJuly 07, 2017

Threat Research

Google’s 2017 CTF – The “ASCII Art Client” Challenge

    In our last blog in this series, we discussed FortiGuard Labs’ participation in Google’s second annual Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. In this blogpost, I want to share how I solved another challenge, called“ASCII Art Client”. ChallengeDescription For this challenge, participants were given two files: a binary file aart_client and a network capture aart_client_capture.pcap. File1: aart_client File2: aart_client_capture.pcap The goal of the challenge was: This client displays nice...

By Honggang RenJune 24, 2017

Threat Research

Google’s 2017 CTF Challenge: Mindreader

This past June 17th and 18th, 2017, Google hosted their second annual Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. The Google team created security challenges and puzzles that contestants were able to earn points for solving. It’s a clever way to leverage the security community to help protect Google users, and the web as a whole. Last year, over 2,400 teams competed, and this year the number was even higher. FortiGuard Labs decided to pull together a team and then write up a report on the experience. So, first things first, this challenge was...

By Kushal Arvind ShahJune 21, 2017

Threat Research

Deep Analysis of Android Rootnik Malware Using Advanced Anti-Debug and Anti-Hook, Part I: Debugging in The Scope of Native Layer

Recently, we found a new Android rootnik malware which uses open-sourced Android root exploit tools and the MTK root scheme from the dashi root tool to gain root access on an Android device. The malware disguises itself as a file helper app and then uses very advanced anti-debug and anti-hook techniques to prevent it from being reverse engineered. It also uses a multidex scheme to load a secondary dex file. After successfully gaining root privileges on the device, the rootnik malware can perform several malicious behaviors, including app and ad...

By Kai LuJanuary 26, 2017