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Threat Research

Detailed Analysis of macOS/iOS Vulnerability CVE-2019-6231

On Jan 22, 2019, Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14.3 and iOS 12.1.3. These two updates fixed a number of security vulnerabilities, including CVE-2019-6231 found in QuartzCore (aka. CoreAnimation). This blog provides a detailed analysis of this issue.

By Kai LuJanuary 24, 2019

Partners | Industry Trends

The Need for Fast and Accurate Threat Intelligence

For your customers, identifying and quickly securing against modern cyberthreats is paramount—especially as they adopt digital transformation strategies to better meet the needs of their consumers. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also moving at an increasingly rapid pace by continually innovating and evolving to exploit new attack vectors.

By Jeannette JarvisOctober 17, 2018

Industry Trends

Cybercrime And Agile Development, Organizations Must Keep Pace

Agile software and application development add a layer of abstraction and complexity that cybercriminals have demonstrated to be more than willing and able to exploit.

By John MaddisonAugust 28, 2018


The Importance of Real-Time Threat Intelligence to Combat Today's Looming Threats

Our recent threat landscape report shows that popular attack vectors are becoming more distributed. Learn why having real-time threat intelligence is integral to staying a step ahead of cyberattacks.

By Jeannette JarvisAugust 15, 2018

Threat Research

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

IcedID & Trickbot: A Give-and-Take Relationship

FortiGuard Labs recently caught one of Trickbot’s C2 (Command and Control) servers sending commands to its victims that instructed its bots to download what turned out to be an updated variant of the IcedID banking Trojan.

By Floser Bacurio Jr.July 25, 2018

Threat Research

PyRoMineIoT: NSA Exploit, Monero(XMR) Miner, & IoT Device Scanner

In this article, we will discuss the changes made to PyRoMine, as well as how the ETERNALROMANCE exploit was used to distribute yet another Monero miner we have dubbed PyRoMineIoT.

By Jasper ManuelJune 12, 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

Threat Research

VPNFilter Malware - Critical Update

As a member of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), FortiGuard Labs received critical information and additional findings showing the VPNFilter campaign is targeting significantly more devices than initially thought, and contains additional capabilities, including the ability to deliver exploits to endpoints.

By FortiGuard SE TeamJune 06, 2018

Threat Research

Shinoa, Owari, Mirai: What's with All the Anime References?

In September 2016, the Mirai source code was leaked on Hack Forums. Ever since, there has been an explosion of malware targeting IoT devices, each bearing the name of a protagonist found in Japanese anime. FortiGuard Labs has been tracking these IoT botnets in order to provide the best possible protection for our customers.

By Minh TranMay 25, 2018