.Net RAT Malware Being Spread by MS Word Documents

Breaking Threat Research from FortiGuard Labs Just days ago, Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs captured a malicious MS Word document from the wild that contains auto-executable malicious VBA code that can spread and install NanoCore RAT software on a victim’s Windows system. NanoCore RAT was developed in the .Net framework, and the latest Continue Reading

Microsoft Windows JET Engine Msrd3x Code Execution Vulnerability

Threat Analysis from FortiGuard Labs In September 2018, Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs researcher Honggang Ren discovered a code execution vulnerability in Windows JET Engine Msrd3x40 and reported it to Microsoft by following Fortinet’s responsible disclosure process. On patch Tuesday of January 2019, Microsoft released a Security Bulletin that contains the fix Continue Reading

A Deep Analysis of the Microsoft Outlook Vulnerability CVE-2018-8587

FortiGuard Labs Threat Analysis Report Earlier this year, Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs researcher Yonghui Han reported a Heap Corruption vulnerability in Office Outlook to Microsoft by following Fortinet’s responsible disclosure process. On Patch Tuesday of December 2018, Microsoft announced that they had fixed this vulnerability, released a corresponding advisory, and assigned Continue Reading

FortiGate Moves to the Leader’s Quadrant

Fortinet’s FortiGate solution has just shifted into the leader’s quadrant in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls report. This report acknowledges the ‘completeness’ of our Security Fabric vision, along with our ability to execute, as factors for our advanced placement. We believe the Magic Quadrant results provide Continue Reading

Fortinet UTM: A Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Leader 8 Times in a Row

Fortinet’s UTM solutions have been positioned in the leader’s quadrant of Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management report for the 8th time in a row. In this year’s report, Gartner placed us for  our solution with the highest placement for our ability to execute on that vision. Unified Continue Reading

Q&A: It’s Time To Automate Security. Part 2

What follows is Part 2 of a two-part interview with Fortinet’s James Cabe on the journey to security automation. Recognizing that most organizations are not prepared to make the jump to automation today, the following presents a realistic timeline to get from an intelligent network to truly automated, intent-based security, Continue Reading

Accelerate 2017 Update General Sessions Overview – Day One

If anyone was unsure of Fortinet’s vision for the future of the digital world, or the impact they plan to have on the cybersecurity industry, the first day of Accelerate 2017 left no doubt in anyone’s mind. Network Security Evolution– Ken Xie, Fortinet Founder and CEO The morning kicked off Continue Reading

Q&A: Defining a Holistic Strategy for Customers

Collaboration and partnership are hot topics in the industry today across the IT stack. Fortinet’s John Maddison offers some perspective following our Security Fabric and Fabric Ready announcements earlier this year. Can you talk about why “open” is such a critical element of our GTM selling strategy? An “open” strategy demonstrates the Continue Reading

A Brazilian Trojan Using A Jar File, VB Scripts And A DLL For Its Multi-Stage Infection

As part of Fortinet’s continued efforts to protect its customers, we carry out a variety of tests to improve the detection of malicious content, whether it’s file or network related. While checking out some HTTPS phishing websites last month, one URL stood out. It wasn’t a phishing site, but it Continue Reading

As Your Company Goes Increasingly Wireless, How Do You Protect Your Network?

Back in June, we talked to Fortinet’s Doug Ramos about issues and trends affecting enterprise wireless environments today. We followed up with Doug to discuss how the growth of wireless devices and enterprise applications affects the way you design your wireless network, and how you control access. Q & A Continue Reading

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