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

A Deep Dive into the Emotet Malware

Emotet is a trojan that is primarily spread through spam emails. During its lifecycle, it has gone through a few iterations. Early versions were delivered as a malicious JavaScript file. Later versions evolved to use macro-enabled Office documents to retrieve a malicious payload from a C2 server. FortiGuard Labs has Continue Reading

WannaCry and Petya: The Circus Comes to Town

By now, you will have all heard about the rampant spread of ransomware through countless press pieces, blog articles, and far too often, the outrageous claims of some security vendors.  But let’s stop and think for a minute or two. How did these attacks happen? Are companies focusing on valid Continue Reading

Did You Know? DNS Hosting

Did you know that ReadySpace DNS hosting is now spread across Singapore, Hong Kong and the USA? What this means is that users will now enjoy greater resilience and shorter propagation periods for their DNS-related activity globally and especially in the Asia-Pacific region. For more information on how you can Continue Reading