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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

Threat Research | Business and Technology

What We Have Learned So Far about the “Sunburst”/SolarWinds Hack

Recently, it was reported that a nation-state threat actor infiltrated a number of organizations. FortiGuard Labs has worked to uncover details on the attack to ensure our customers are protected. In this blog, we share more on what we have learned and the protections currently provided by products in our portfolio.

By Udi Yavo December 21, 2020

Threat Research

Adversary Playbook: JavaScript RAT Looking for that Government Cheese

FortiGuard Labs has released a new Adversary Playbook, which provides valuable information on the attack infrastructure, as well as provide new updates about this campaign targeting verticals in the governmental monetary and financial sectors in Asia. Learn more.

By Fred Gutierrez and Val Saengphaibul December 16, 2020

Threat Research

Leaking Browser URL/Protocol Handlers

FortiGuard Labs uncovers two information disclosure vulnerabilities affecting three web browsers. Read more to learn how an attacker could identify the presence of applications that may be installed on a targeted system.

By Rotem Kerner December 03, 2020

Threat Research

New Cybersecurity Threat Predictions for 2021

The FortiGuard Labs team unveils cyberthreat predictions for 2021 and beyond, including the strategies they anticipate cybercriminals will employ and how organizations can mitigate these threats.

By FortiGuard Labs November 10, 2020

Threat Research

FortiGuard Labs Discovers Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities in Multiple Adobe Products

FortiGuard Labs discovered and reported ten critical vulnerabilities in Adobe products. Learn about the details for these vulnerabilities and how to apply the related Adobe patches.

By Peixue Li October 21, 2020

Threat Research

Deep Analysis – The EKING Variant of Phobos Ransomware

FortiGuard Labs takes a deep analysis of the EKING variant of the Phobos ransomware. Learn more.

By Xiaopeng Zhang October 13, 2020

Threat Research

FortiGuard Labs Discovers Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe InDesign

FortiGuard Labs discovered and reported five critical vulnerabilities in Adobe InDesign. Learn about the details for these vulnerabilities and how to apply the related Adobe patches.

By Kexu Wang September 09, 2020

Threat Research

Joint Technical Alert - “FASTCash 2.0: North Korea's BeagleBoyz Robbing Banks”

CISA released a Joint Technical Alert attributing malicious cyber activity to the North Korean government. FortiGuard Labs provides a brief breakdown of the Joint Technical Alert and Malware Analysis Reports (MAR).

By Val Saengphaibul August 27, 2020

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Hundreds of URLs Inside Microsoft Excel Spreads New Dridex Trojan Variant

FortiGuard Labs captured a phishing campaign where a malicious Microsoft Excel document delivered as an email attachment spreads a new variant of Dridex. Learn more.

By Xiaopeng Zhang August 19, 2020