Nemty Ransomware 1.0: A Threat in its Early Stage

FortiGuard Labs was investigating the Sodinokibi ransomware family, when we came across the newly discovered Nemty Ransomware. Interestingly, as we analyzed this new malware, we also encountered an artifact embedded in its binary that we were very much familiar with since it was also used by the GandCrab ransomware before Continue Reading

Analysis of a Fresh Variant of the Emotet Malware

Breaking Threat Analysis research paper by FortiGuard Labs     Emotet is not a new malware family. In fact, it’s been around for several years. We captured a JS file spreading Emotet in 2017, which I then analyzed it and published two research papers on it, Part I and Part II. Continue Reading

A Look Into The New Strain Of BankBot

BankBot is a family of Trojan malware targeting Android devices that surfaced in the second half of 2016. The main goal of this malware is to steal banking credentials from the victim’s device. It usually impersonates flash player updaters, android system tools, or other legitimate applications. Once installed, it hides Continue Reading

Streamago Builds on Wowza to Become #1 App

June 27, 2017 by Holly Regan Streamago is a streaming-media service that connects friends, family and communities around the world. With Wowza technology, Streamago created a live-streaming app for iOS and Android that climbed to first place in both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. Reliable delivery at scale was Continue Reading

Byline: Four Tips for a Cyber-Safe Summer

Summer is upon us – a time for family, fun and travel. Whether you’re going around the block or around the world, odds are you’re taking your work laptop (just in case). And of course, you’re taking your smartphone. Maybe you’ll want to check email on your phone using the Continue Reading

Keep Your Account Safe by Avoiding Dyzap Malware

Introduction Dyzap belongs to a family of malware designed to steal confidential information from enormous target applications by installing a “man in the browser” attack into common browsers. FortiGuard Researchers recently discovered a new variant of this Trojan virus. Stolen information may include, but is not limited to, system information Continue Reading

CryptXXX Ransomware Emerges For a Slice of the Pie

  Introduction Recently, a new variant of the ransomware family named CryptXXX has begun circulating around the web. Fortiguard Research Lab has discovered several new variants during the life of this family of attacks. In this blog we will discuss a particular variant, which arrived in the form of an Continue Reading