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Threat Research

Fake Indian Income Tax Calculator Delivers xRAT Variant

FortiGuard Labs recently discovered an Excel file claiming to provide an income tax calculator that purports to be from India’s Income Tax Department, but instead contains a variant of the xRAT trojan. Learn more.

By Jasper ManuelAugust 16, 2019

Threat Research

FortiGuard Labs Security Researcher Discovers Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Photoshop

Learn more about the Adobe Photoshop zero-day vulnerabilities discovered by our FortiGuard Labs researchers, and the security patches to fix those as part of their Patch Tuesday Initiative.

By Kushal Arvind ShahAugust 16, 2019

Threat Research

New Ursnif Variant Spreading by Word Document

FortiGuard Labs recently captured a number of Word documents that were spreading a new variant of the Ursnif trojan. Learn more about how it operates and the techniques it uses.

By Xiaopeng ZhangAugust 07, 2019

Threat Research

Tricky Chinese-Targeted Trojan Bypasses Authentication

FortiGuard Labs uncovered a new campaign targeted at Chinese-speakers using malware that bypasses normal authentication by exploiting known WinRAR file (cve-2018-20250) and RTF file (cve-2017-11882) vulnerabilities. Read this analysis to learn more.

By Yueh-Ting ChenAugust 07, 2019

Threat Research

Fortinet Reports Increased YoY Threat Activity for Q2 2019

Find out about the latest threat trends revealed by Fortinet's latest Threat Landscape Report, and learn what you can do to protect your organization from these risks.

By FortinetAugust 06, 2019

Threat Research

The Malicious Use of Pastebin

The FortiGuard Labs threat research team has noticed for some time that Pastebin and similar services are being used by malware authors, sometimes to evade detection or to obscure their purposes. Find out more.

By Amir ZaliAugust 02, 2019

Threat Research

LiveZilla Live Chat Technical Advisory

FortiGuard Labs recently discovered and reported 7 vulnerabilities in version 8.0.1.0 and below of LiveZilla's Live Chat. Read more about these vulnerabilities, all of which have since been fixed by the vendor.

By Thanh Nguyen NguyenAugust 01, 2019

Business and Technology

Fortinet to Attend Black Hat 2019 in Las Vegas

As a Platinum Plus Sponsor, Fortinet is proud to be attending Black Hat USA, now in its 22nd year. Join our team of experts and learn how to stay secure amid the changing threat landscape.

By FortinetJuly 29, 2019

Threat Research

A Deep Dive Into IcedID Malware: Part III - Analysis of Child Processes

In Part II of this blog series, we identified three child processes that were created by the IcedID malware. In Part III, we provide a deep analysis of those child processes.

By Kai LuJuly 22, 2019

Threat Research

A Deep Dive Into IcedID Malware: Part II - Analysis of the Core IcedID Payload (Parent Process)

Learn more about the core IcedID payload, a banking trojan which performs web injection on browsers and acts as proxy to inspect and manipulate traffic. This is part two of a three part series.

By Kai LuJuly 16, 2019