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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 | Business and Technology

Update Regarding CVE-2018-13379

Fortinet continues customer protection and communication efforts with mitigation best practices in mind. Read more about updates regarding CVE-2018-13379.

By Carl Windsor November 30, 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

Threat Research

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

Threat Research

Cyber Adversaries Are Exploiting the Global Pandemic at Enormous Scale

The first half of 2020 witnessed an unprecedented cyber threat landscape. Read key threat trends from the latest FortiGuard Labs Global Threat Landscape Report to learn more.

By Derek Manky August 12, 2020

Threat Research

Latest COVID-19 Variants from the Ridiculous to the Malicious

To keep devices free from malware, and critical information out of the hands of criminals, we must still use effective cyber health practices. Learn how FortiGuard Labs walks through examples of attacks seen related to COVID-19.

By Val Saengphaibul August 10, 2020