Results for ransomware

Threat Research

GandCrab Threat Actors Retire...Maybe

In a surprising announcement two weeks ago, the threat group behind the malware operation GandCrab announced that they had shut down their operations. Learn more about if they are actually retiring.

By Joie SalvioJune 24, 2019

Threat Research

Key Takeaways from Our Latest Global Threat Landscape Report

Fortinet announced the findings of the latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to evolve the sophistication of their attack methods, from tailored ransomware and custom coding for some attacks, to utilizing pre-installed tools or established infrastructure to maximize efficiency for their opportunities.

By FortiGuard SE TeamMay 21, 2019

Threat Research

Looking Into Jaff Ransomware

Jaff ransomware was originally released in the spring of 2017. Since that time, Jaff ransomware has lurked in the shadows while infecting machines worldwide. In this FortiGuard Labs analysis, we will look into some of the common ransomware techniques used by this malware, and how it represents the ransomware’s infection routine in general.

By Raul AlvarezJanuary 31, 2019

Industry Trends

Fighting the Evolution of Malware

Malware is becoming increasingly destructive. This blog is a short history of this trend, along with steps organizations can take to combat it.

By Anthony GiandomenicoJanuary 14, 2019

Threat Research

Critical SamSam Ransomware Update

An overview of how to defend your organization from SamSam and other ransomware.

By FortiGuard SE TeamJuly 31, 2018

Threat Research

Copy-pasting Thief from a Copy-pasted Code

Recently, we noticed an unusual sample. It triggered our sensors because of the Japan encoding in one of its resources. Further analysis showed that it is not only targeting Japanese users, but any holder of Bitcoin assets.

Business and Technology

The Why and How of Advanced Email Security

In FortiMail 6.0 a deep integration with FortiMail appliances, SaaS and public cloud options continues to play a key role in an organizations defense.

By David FingerJune 25, 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

Industry Trends

New Threats, Old Threats - A Deeper Look

From cryptojacking to botnets to malware, cybercriminals keep evolving their attack methods to increase their success rates.

By Derek MankyJune 06, 2018

Industry Trends

Ten Best Practices for Outsmarting Ransomware

Almost a year after WannaCry made global news headlines, a number of high-profile organizations have continued to be targeted by this ransomware, some quite recently. It's part of a growing trend that has the potential to impact large numbers of people, and with potentially devastating consequences.

By Derek MankyMay 31, 2018