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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

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

Big Data Made Small

Prosiak 65 is a malware that was first seen almost 20 years ago. As with many older malware, it continues to be in circulation. While the overall prevalence of Prosiak 65 has declined across locations, we have and continue to see repeated activity – our research offers more information on the malware.

By FortiGuard SE TeamJune 13, 2019

Threat Research

“BlueKeep” Vulnerability (CVE-2019-0708) within Cloud/Datacenter Machines: How to Safeguard Yourself?

Recently, FortiGuard Labs conducted its own research on Microsoft Azure datacenter IP ranges and found several instances of unpatched machines still vulnerable to the critical “BlueKeep” RDP vulnerability. Learn more about how to protect against this vulnerability.

By Kushal Arvind ShahJune 12, 2019

Threat Research

A Deep Dive into the Emotet Malware

FortiGuard Labs has been tracking Emotet since it was first discovered. This blog provides a deep analysis of a new Emotet sample found in early May.

By Kai LuJune 06, 2019

Industry Trends

Threat Intelligence and the Evolving Threat Landscape

As organizations continue to adopt and drive digital transformation (DX), staying ahead of the threat landscape and attack chain curves is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities of DX, and the importance of threat intelligence to protect your network from the latest threats.

By Anthony GiandomenicoMay 31, 2019

Threat Research

Over 185,000 Payment Card Details Stolen by MageCart

FortiGuad Labs has been monitoring developments on the e-commerce threat landscape, such as MageCart, which steals payment card details from compromised websites. Learn about how MageCart was able to steal over 185,000 payment card details last year.

By Rommel JovenMay 30, 2019

Threat Research

New Rocke Variant Ready to Box Any Mining Challengers

FortiGuard Labs has been monitoring a Linux coin mining campaign from “Rocke” – a malware threat group specializing in cryptomining. Learn more about the general behavior of the malware as well as new features we have documented.

By Joie SalvioMay 28, 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

A Closer Look at Satan Ransomware’s Propagation Techniques

Satan ransomware first appeared in early 2017, and since then threat actors have been constantly improving the malware to infect its victims more effectively and to maximize its profits. Learn more about how this malware finds new targets to attack.