Get 3CX V16 Update 3 BETA for more security and availability

Posted on: September 20th, 2019 A word from our Development Labs: Work on the latest v16 Update has reached Beta stage! Update 3 Beta has just been released with new security options for SIP trunks, higher availability, per profile Push messages and group chat customization. Download and try this Beta Continue Reading

Microsoft Word File Spreads Malware Targeting Both Mac OS X and Windows (Part II)

In the blog we posted on March 22, FortiGuard Labs introduced a new Word Macro malware sample that targets both Apple Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. After deeper investigation of this malware sample, we can confirm that after a successful infection the post-exploitation agent Meterpreter is run on the Continue Reading

Microsoft Word File Spreads Malware Targeting Both Apple Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows

On March 16, FortiGuard Labs captured a new Word file that spreads malware by executing malicious VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code. The sample targeted both Apple Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows systems. We then analyzed the sample, and in this blog we are going to explain how it Continue Reading

Microsoft Excel Files Increasingly Used To Spread Malware

Over the last few years we have received a number of emails with attached Word files that spread malware.  Now it seems that it is becoming more and more popular to spread malware using malicious Excel files. Lately, Fortinet has collected a number of email samples with Excel files attached Continue Reading

Deep Analysis of the Online Banking Botnet TrickBot

One month ago we captured a Word document infected with malicious VBA code, which was detected as WM/Agent!tr by the Fortinet AntiVirus service. Its file name is InternalFax.doc, and its MD5 is 4F2139E3961202B1DFEAE288AED5CB8F.  By our analysis, the Word document was used to download and spread the botnet TrickBot. TrickBot aims Continue Reading

Information-stealing Malware Is Spread Via Word Document

Recently we received a SPAM with an attachment, which is a password-protected Word document. Its MD5 is 6619356e9e0c9d2445bf777a8bea5d6a, which is detected as “WM/Agent.60F9!tr” by the Fortinet AntiVirus service. When the document is opened, the attached malicious VB script code is executed and additional malware is created and executed. Based on Continue Reading

The Killer App For Cloud: Accelerating the Deployment of NFV Solutions

“The cloud,” a word that used to cause network folks to roll their eyes, is now a reality. Public cloud architectures are quickly becoming the backbone, no pun intended, of the corporate IT infrastructure. There are some compelling reasons for this. The first that comes to most people’s minds is Continue Reading

Fortinet Offers Carriers Practical Security Solutions for Today, with an Eye on Tomorrow

Change is definitely the operative word in the Carrier marketplace at the moment.  As new competitors have emerged, and user expectations for what is possible have expanded, there is a serious effort on the part of carriers to innovate and find opportunities to establish leadership in the delivery of new Continue Reading

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