Results for phishing

Threat Research

New NetWire RAT Variant Being Spread Via Phishing

FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a new NetWire RAT variant spreading via phishing email. Learn more about this malware.

By Xiaopeng ZhangSeptember 23, 2019

Threat Research

Tracking Down a Big Phish

Learn more about a recent phishing campaign uncovered by Fortinet's Web Filtering team.

By Raymond ChanAugust 29, 2019

Business and Technology

Top 3 Reasons Email Security Should Be Top of Mind for Everyone

Learn more about why organizations should keep email security top of mind as they migrate to cloud environments.

By David FingerJuly 10, 2019

Threat Research

Analysis of a New HawkEye Variant

FortiGuard Labs recently identified a new variant of HawkEye malware being spread by a phishing email. Read more about the analysis here.

By Xiaopeng ZhangJune 18, 2019

Threat Research

Predator the Thief: New Routes of Delivery

FortiGuard Labs discovered a running campaign against Russian-speakers using a new version of “Predator the Thief” stealer malware. The same actor was using one set of dummy files to deliver the stealer via different forms of phishing, including Zipped files, fake documents, fake pdfs, and the WinRAR exploit described in CVE-2018-20250.

Industry Trends

Watching Out For IoT and Mobile Threats During the Holidays

In addition to remaining vigilant for new threats and vulnerabilities, don’t lose sight of what’s happening within your own environment. Basic cyber hygiene is perhaps the most neglected element of security today.

By Anthony GiandomenicoDecember 25, 2018

Industry Trends

Recognizing and Preventing Modern Cyber Scams

As more and more devices are incorporated into a network, the risk of falling victim to modern cyber scams increases. Learn about the scams targeting your devices, as well as the indicators that can help you identify and avoid them.

By Ladi AdefalaOctober 15, 2018

Threat Research

Bindweed: Digging Down to a Root of a Hidden Phishing Network

In one of our previous investigations into attacks on the service centers, FortiGuard Labs ran across a list of domains used by the criminals. During our subsequent monitoring process, we spotted a phishing HTML page on one of those webservers that was posing as a Dropbox login page.

SamSam and WannaCry: Part of a Larger Security Challenge

Unless you’ve been entirely off the grid, you have probably heard that a number of high-profile organizations have recently been targeted by ransomware. It’s part of a growing trend that has the potential to impact large numbers of people, with potentially devastating consequences.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMarch 29, 2018

Threat Research

Circle of the Fraud: New Waves Of Attacks

FortiGuard continues to investigate a series of attacks targeted at Bitcoin users. In our previous article, we discovered a numbers of fake websites registered by the perpetrators of these attacks in late 2017. We assumed at the time that these websites would soon be used for another series of attacks. And now, we have found proof of such attacks. During our new investigation we also discovered a number of tools used by the criminals for malicious documents crafting.

By Artem SemenchenkoFebruary 28, 2018