Benefits of Using CASBs in Financial Services

The cloud and cloud-based applications have revolutionized business operations across industries. The proven business benefits of cloud adoption have made multi-cloud environments the preferred method for data storage and computing, with 81 percent of organizations indicating they have adopted a hybrid cloud solution.  How Financial Services Firms Can Benefit from Continue Reading

Rehashed RAT Used in APT Campaign Against Vietnamese Organizations

Recently, FortiGuard Labs came across several malicious documents that exploit the vulnerability CVE-2012-0158. To evade suspicion from the victim, these RTF files drop decoy documents containing politically themed texts about a variety of Vietnamese government-related information. It was believed in a recent report that the hacking campaign where these documents Continue Reading

CIPA Compliance and Cybersecurity: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Cybersecurity measures are being adopted and fine-tuned across industries to ensure sensitive data is protected against cybercriminals and evolving attack vectors. However, some industries, such as education, are held more accountable for data protection than others. The federal government requires schools to have certain protective features in place under the Continue Reading

CIO Agenda – Increase Productivity – everywhere for everybody!

One of the key challenges in companies today is the need for seamless digital collaboration across devices, storage systems and geographical locations with internal and external users. The increasing mobile workforce needs enterprise-grade tools for secure collaboration that is compliant with current rules and regulations, but still as easy to Continue Reading

Why the Financial Sector Needs to Focus on Automating Threat Intelligence

Cybercriminals have challenged security professionals across industries to create updated and sophisticated security protocols to match the volume of equally sophisticated malware attack vectors being directed at them. This is especially true for cybersecurity at financial institutions. A recent study has found that the financial services sector is attacked 65 Continue Reading

A Technical Analysis of the Petya Ransomworm

Yesterday, a new ransomware wreaked havoc across the world. This new malware variant, which combines the functionality of ransomware with the behaviors of a worm, is being called Petya, Petrwrap, and even NotPetya, since researchers are still investigating as to whether its ability to modify the Master Boot Record of Continue Reading

New Ransomworm Follows WannaCry Exploits

We are currently tracking a new ransomware variant sweeping across the globe known as Petya. It is currently having an impact on a wide range of industries and organizations, including critical infrastructure such as energy, banking, and transportation systems. This is a new generation of ransomware designed to take timely Continue Reading

Announcing the DeveloperWeek NY 2017 Hackathon Challenge Winners!

June 26, 2017 by James Jackson   Every year, developers from across the country join Wowza in Brooklyn, New York for the 2017 DeveloperWeek Hackathon. The hackathon brings together people of varying experience and skill levels for a chance to socialize, learn, build something great—and win prizes of $250 in gift cards and $250 Continue Reading

An Inside Look at CVE-2017-0199 – HTA and Scriptlet File Handler Vulnerability

FortiGuard Labs recently came across a new strain of samples exploiting the CVE-2017-0199 vulnerability. This vulnerability was fixed by Microsoft and the patch was released in April 2017. Due to its simplicity, it can be easily exploited by attackers. It has also been found in-the-wild by other vendors. We have Continue Reading

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