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Deep Analysis: New FormBook Variant Delivered in Phishing Campaign – Part I

FortiGuard Labs captured a phishing campaign that was sending a Microsoft PowerPoint document as an email attachment to spread the new variant of the FormBook malware. Learn more.

By Xiaopeng Zhang April 12, 2021

Threat Research

Did You File Your Taxes Yet?

The FortiGuard Labs team shares a number of lures being used by malicious actors in tax scams, how they are being used, and what you can do to mitigate these risks. Read for more on protections and mitigations.

By Fred Gutierrez April 02, 2021

Threat Research

Defending Against Critical F5 Vulnerabilities

FortiGuard Labs provides more details on reports of active in-the-wild exploitation of F5 Big-IP appliances. Read for additional information on protections and mitigations.

By FortiGuard Labs March 23, 2021

Threat Research

New DearCry Ransomware Targets Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

FortiGuard Labs provides initial information on a new ransomware campaign, known as DearCry, which exploits recent Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities. Microsoft has released patches for these vulnerabilities. Learn more.

By FortiGuard Labs March 12, 2021

Threat Research

Whitelist Me, Maybe? “Netbounce” Threat Actor Tries A Bold Approach To Evade Detection

FortiGuard Labs research uncovers a new threat actor, using social engineering to have their malware evade detection and look as legitimate as possible. Learn more.

By Rotem Kerner March 11, 2021

Threat Research

Fortinet Addresses Latest Microsoft Exchange Server Exploits

FortiGuard Labs provides more details on recent Microsoft Exchange Server exploits. Read more.

By FortiGuard Labs March 08, 2021

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FortiGuard Labs Threat Report: Disruption Key Threat Trend in 2020

Explore security research and threat intelligence highlights from the latest semiannual FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Landscape Report.

By Derek Manky February 24, 2021

Threat Research

New Bazar Trojan Variant is Being Spread in Recent Phishing Campaign – Part II

FortiGuard Labs recently detected a suspicious email found to be a new variant of the Bazar malware. Read the second part of our research analysis to find out additional details about anti-analysis techniques and more.

By Xiaopeng Zhang February 12, 2021

Threat Research

New Bazar Trojan Variant is Being Spread in Recent Phishing Campaign – Part I

FortiGuard Labs recently noticed a suspicious email through our SPAM monitoring system designed to entice victims into opening a web page to download an executable file. Learn more about our research on this new variant of the Bazar malware.

By Xiaopeng Zhang February 12, 2021

Threat Research

New Variant of Ursnif Continuously Targeting Italy

The FortiGuard Labs team detected a phishing campaign in the wild that was spreading a fresh variant of the Ursnif banking Trojan via an attached MS Word document that is continuously targeting Italy. Learn more.

By Xiaopeng Zhang January 12, 2021