Fortinet Reports Increased YoY Threat Activity for Q2 2019

Fortinet has just released its Threat Landscape Report for Q2 of 2019. This quarterly series provides key insights into the threat trends and cybercriminals behaviors to help organizations prepare for and protect themselves against their constantly evolving adversaries. As evidence of this challenge, Fortinet’s Threat Landscape Index – a barometer Continue Reading

A Deep Dive Into IcedID Malware: Part III – Analysis of Child Processes

FortiGuard Labs Threat Analysis Report Series In Part II of this blog series, we identified three child processes that were created by the IcedID malware. In Part III below, we’ll provide a deep analysis of those child processes. Let’s get started! 0x01 Child process A (entry offset: 0x168E) This first Continue Reading

The Hidden Challenge of the Cloud Security Skills Gap

The need for talented IT professionals remains a top concern for most organizations. According to one recent report, organizations say they currently face skills shortages across a range of IT specialties, including server/systems administration (43%), general network administration (36%), and database administration (31%). The lack of seasoned cybersecurity professionals is Continue Reading

Over 185,000 Payment Card Details Stolen by MageCart

Threat Analysis Report from FortiGuard Labs FortiGuard Labs has been monitoring the development on the e-commerce threat landscape, such as the stealthworker malware that brute-force its way to compromise e-commerce websites, and MageCart that steals payment card details from compromised websites. MageCart is the name given to numerous cybercriminal groups that embed Continue Reading

CentOS News

NFV SIG Quarterly Report – Blog.CentOS.org

NFV SIG Quarterly Report through May 1st, 2019 Purpose The CentOS NFV  SIG exists to support Network Function Virtualization (NFV) in CentOS. Specifically, the idea is to be a vehicle to provide packages for implementers of software networks on the CentOS platform. Membership Update In this reporting period, we have Continue Reading

Detailed Analysis of macOS Vulnerability CVE-2019-8507

FortiGuard Labs Threat Analysis Report on an Memory Corruption Vulnerability in QuartzCore while Handling Shape Object. On March 25, 2019, Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and iOS 12.2. These two updates fixed a number of security vulnerabilities, including CVE-2019-8507 in QuartzCore (aka CoreAnimation), which I reported to Apple on January 3, Continue Reading

ReadySpace Outage Alert

Incident Report for Outage on April 3 2019.

Dear customers,  This report was compiled after detailed interview and investigation with our technical team and software vendor (Virtuozzo.com). Any communication provided prior to this incident report should be disregarded as our team may have provided information that was believed to be accurate at the time of outage but shown Continue Reading

Analysis of the New Modules that Emotet Spreads

Threat Analysis Report from FortiGuard Labs Just a few days ago, FortiGuard Labs published a research blog about a fresh variant of Emotet. When I wrote that blog, I had not yet detected any further malicious actions from its C&C server. However, I have continued to monitor its connections, and Continue Reading

New Stealth Worker Campaign Creates a Multi-platform Army of Brute Forcers

A Threat Analysis Report from FortiGuard Labs FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a new campaign of StealthWorker malware, also called GoBrut, that was first reported by Malwarebytes just a few days ago. This malware is written in Golang. Although uncommonly seen being used by malware, it is the same programming language Continue Reading

Cyber and Physical Convergence is Creating New Attack Opportunities for Cybercriminals

What next? To address the challenges highlighted in the report from Fortinet, organization need to take the following steps: Evolve defenses to address the increase in cyberattack complexity. Just as cybercriminals employ machines to propagate botnet attacks, organizations also need to leverage technology advances in the area of AI/ML to combat new, machine-generated Continue Reading

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