Design and Web team summary – 5th February 2020 | Ubuntu

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web and Design team at Canonical.  Some of us attended our internal roadmap alignment sprint in Cape Town. These trips are extremely valuable for the Web and Design team as we interact with almost all teams across the company.  Here are Continue Reading

Get Ready for the New iOS App Coming Swiftly in the New Year

A heads-up from our development labs: Our coding team is hard at work rewriting the new iOS app in Swift, adding all the cool features already enjoyed by Android app users. The new iOS app will offer end-to-end secured calls, video capability, and the ability to reconnect calls while roaming Continue Reading

TrickBot or Treat – Knocking on the Door and Trying to Enter

The FortiGuard SE Team discovered a particularly interesting targeted attack towards the end of August in Virus Total. The attack targeted a supplier for a distribution/logistics provider to a nation state. The email contained an attachment that appeared to have been sent by a company that manufactures and distributes electrical Continue Reading

Newly Discovered Infostealer Attack Uses LokiBot

The FortiGuard Labs SE team identified a new malicious spam campaign on August 21st,, which we discovered after an analysis of information initially found on VirusTotal. It targeted a large US manufacturing company utilizing the well documented infostealer LokiBot. Interestingly enough, this also has a compilation date of August 21st, Continue Reading

Zegost from Within – New Campaign Targeting Internal Interests

Adversary Playbook: The FortiGuard SE Team is releasing this new playbook on the threat actor group named Yet Another Panda as part of our role in the Cyber Threat Alliance. For more information regarding this series of adversary playbooks being created by CTA members, please visit the Cyber Threat Alliance Continue Reading

MySQL InnoDB Cluster – Automatic Node Provisioning

The MySQL Development Team is very excited and proud of what was achieved in this 8.0.17 GA release! The spotlight is on… A game-changer feature – Automatic Node provisioning! This has been an extremely desired and important feature, and it has been accomplished, once again, with tight integration and cooperation of Continue Reading

New Spam Attack Targets Romanian Corporation

A FortiGuard SE Team Threat Analysis Report The FortiGuard SE team has discovered an ongoing malicious spam campaign targeting a critical infrastructure energy provider in Romania over the past few weeks. It uses a combination of a variant of the Fareit/Pony downloader together with the Formbook infostealer malware. While we Continue Reading

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Web and Design team summary – 7 May 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical.  Here are some of the highlights of our completed work. Web Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of the brochure websites across the Canonical. Supported the 19.04 release We updated the websites Continue Reading

Silence Group Playbook

Adversary Playbook: The FortiGuard SE Team is releasing this new playbook on the threat actor group known as Silence Group as part of our role in the Cyber Threat Alliance. For more information regarding this series of adversary playbooks being created by CTA members, please visit the Cyber Threat Alliance Playbook Continue Reading