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Fortinet Security Researcher Discovers Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities in Adobe Photoshop

Learn more about the security patches for multiple critical zero-day vulnerabilities in Adobe Photoshop CC 2020 that were recently released by Adobe.

By Kushal Arvind ShahMarch 23, 2020

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CVE-2020-0796 Memory Corruption Vulnerability in Windows 10 SMB Server

Microsoft recently released a patch for CVE-2020-0796, a critical SMB server vulnerability that affects Windows 10. In this blog post, we attempt to explain the root cause of the CVE-2020-0796 vulnerability and protections customers can apply.

By Yijie WangMarch 12, 2020

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New Variant of TrickBot Being Spread by Word Document

Discover how this new variant of Trickbot works in a victim's machine, what technologies it uses to perform anti-analysis, and how the payload of TrickBot communicates with its C&C server to download the modules.

By Xiaopeng Zhang March 09, 2020

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Ryuk Revisited - Analysis of Recent Ryuk Attack

Find out more about the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) of a recently discovered Ryuk ransomware variant to ensure that you can detect and protect against it.

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Attackers Taking Advantage of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Media Frenzy

Over the past several weeks, FortiGuard Labs has been observing a significant increase in both legitimate and malicious activity surrounding the Coronavirus. Read more.

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Offense and Defense – A Tale of Two Sides: PowerShell

Read the first installment of the new blog series, "Offense and Defense - A Tale of Two Sides," for an analysis of the ever-popular tool: PowerShell.

By Anthony GiandomenicoMarch 02, 2020

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Using the FortiGuard Labs Threat Landscape Report to Defend Against Evolving Cybercrime

Learn about threat trends uncovered in FortiGuard Labs' latest Global Threat Landscape Report.

By FortiGuard LabsFebruary 26, 2020

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CISA Issues Multiple Agency Malware Analysis Reports on Hidden Cobra

HIDDEN COBRA has been linked to multiple high profile attacks which have caused massive infrastructure disruptions, as well as financially motivated attacks in various parts of the world. Learn more.

By Val SaengphaibulFebruary 14, 2020

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ViperSoftX - New JavaScript Threat

Learn more about the newly discovered JavaScript-based Remote Access Trojan (RAT) and cryptocurrency stealer, which we have dubbed “ViperSoftX” recently captured by our FortiGuard Labs team.

By Ben HunterFebruary 14, 2020

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Another Metamorfo Variant Targeting Customers of Financial Institutions in More Countries

Read about the malware family of the Metamorfo targeting financial organizations, in this analysis from FortiGuard Labs.

By Xiaopeng ZhangFebruary 04, 2020