LooCipher: Can Encrypted Files Be Recovered From Hell?

LooCipher is a new ransomware being distributed in the wild. While there have been articles discussing its main behaviour, how this new ransomware is being spread, and how it communicates with its command and control server to send victim machine information, this blog will focus on LooCipher’s file encryption mechanism Continue Reading

Analysis of a New HawkEye Variant

Threat Analysis by FortiGuard Labs Background FortiGuard Labs recently captured a malware being spread by a phishing email. After a quick analysis, I discovered that it was a new variant of the HawkEye malware. HawkEye is known as a keylogger and an application credential stealing malware. Over past few years, Continue Reading

How selecting the right Linux OS expedites IoT time to market

With a proliferation of related hardware, software and solutions being rushed out to capture the promise of a multi-billion dollar IoT industry, vendors are under pressure to decrease their development time and speed up their time to market. Choices such as selecting the right infrastructure from the outset become even Continue Reading

3 cPanel & WHM Add-ons For Fighting Spam Email

Being a hosting provider isn’t easy. We get that. There are many unforeseeable occurrences that can put a damper on your service — however, spam email shouldn’t be one of them. We’ve highlighted three cPanel & WHM add-ons that you can use to fight incoming spam, malware, and viruses on 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

Deep Analysis of New Poison Ivy Variant

Recently, the FortiGuard Labs research team observed that a new variant of Poison Ivy was being spread through a compromised PowerPoint file. We captured a PowerPoint file named Payment_Advice.ppsx, which is in OOXML format. Once the victim opens this file using the MS PowerPoint program, the malicious code contained in Continue Reading

How FortiSIEM Works to Keep Schools Safe

Networks used by educational institutions benefit from being open and promoting a limitless flow of information and ideas. However, much like the student-teacher relationship, the user-network relationship is one that must be built on trust. The extent of personal information and intellectual data that is often housed on these networks Continue Reading

How we built rate limiting capable of scaling to millions of domains

Back in April we announced Rate Limiting of requests for every Cloudflare customer. Being able to rate limit at the edge of the network has many advantages: it’s easier for customers to set up and operate, their origin servers are not bothered by excessive traffic or layer 7 attacks, the Continue Reading

Zimbra Collaboration 8.7.10 Now Available – New ZCO version included!

On top of Zimbra being ranked a Top Player in the new Radicati Report “Messaging Platforms for Service Providers” we also have been hard at work fixing bugs, keeping up with our 2-week Release cadence. This 8.7.10 Release is important, as we have included a Security Fix you should apply to your Zimbra Environment. Continue Reading

Less Is More – Why The IPv6 Switch Is Missing

At Cloudflare we believe in being good to the Internet and good to our customers. By moving on from the legacy world of IPv4-only to the modern-day world where IPv4 and IPv6 are treated equally, we believe we are doing exactly that. “No matter what happens in life, be good Continue Reading

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