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WordPress 5.2 “Jaco”

Keeping Sites Safer Version 5.2 of WordPress, named “Jaco” in honor of renowned and revolutionary jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in this update make it easier than ever to fix your site if something goes wrong. There are even Continue Reading

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WordPress 5.1 “Betty”

A Little Better Every Day Version 5.1 of WordPress, named “Betty” in honour of acclaimed jazz vocalist Betty Carter, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. Following WordPress 5.0 — a major release which introduced the new block editor — 5.1 focuses on polish, in particular by improving the overall performance Continue Reading

Locky Launches a More Massive Spam Campaign with New “Lukitus” Variant

It has just been a week since the variation of Locky named Diablo6 appeared. Now it has launched another campaign more massive than the previous. This time, it uses “.lukitus”, which means “locking” in Finnish, as the extension for the encrypted files. The FortiGuard Lion Team was the first to Continue Reading

Radicati Names Zimbra “Top Player”

Zimbra is honored to be named a Top Player in The Radicati Group’s 2017 Messaging Platforms for Service Providers Market Quadrant Today the Radicati Group, a leading market research firm, issued the 2017 Messaging Platforms for Service Providers Market Quadrant. What is the Radicati Market Quadrant? The Radicati Market Quadrant Continue Reading

“The king is dead, long live the king”: Our Paxos-based consensus

In this blog post, we will describe our Paxos-based solution, named eXtended COMmunications, or simply XCOM, which is a key component in the MySQL Group Replication. XCOM is responsible for disseminating transactions to MySQL instances that are members in a group and for managing their membership. Its key functionalities are: Continue Reading

A New All-in-One Botnet : Proteus

  Introduction The ART team at Fortinet has discovered a new malware named Proteus, a multifunctional botnet written in .NET that appears to be a proxy, coin miner, e-commerce merchant account checker, and keylogger. This particular botnet is downloaded by the Andromeda botnet. The handful of malicious features densely packed Continue Reading

Meet Sagar, Ambassador of the month | September 2016

With the ongoing growth of our Ambassador community, we are delighted to announce a new category of post named “Ambassador of the month” to show our appreciation to our Ambassadors. This post is the first of a long series of posts about them for you to get to know them Continue Reading

Take it Easy, and Say Hi to This New Python Ransomware

A new ransomware variant, named “Fsociety Locker” (“Fsociety ALpha 1.0”), showed up recently seeking a place in the threat marketplace. The authors of this malware must be “Mr. Robot” fans, as the name “Fsociety” refers to the fictional group of hackers in that show. This new ransomware variant is one 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

WordPress 4.6 “Pepper”

Version 4.6 of WordPress, named “Pepper” in honor of jazz baritone saxophonist Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.6 help you to focus on the important things while feeling more at home. Streamlined Updates Don’t lose your place: Continue Reading