An Analysis of Microsoft Edge Chakra JavascriptArray TypeId Handling Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-8467)

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The Javascript Type Confusion bug is a critical vulnerability that exists in many popular browsers. It causes memory corruption and can possibly be exploited to execute arbitrary code when Continue Reading

The Need for Fast and Accurate Threat Intelligence

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! For your customers, identifying and quickly securing against modern cyberthreats is paramount—especially as they adopt digital transformation strategies to better meet the needs of their consumers. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are also moving Continue Reading

Securing the Multi-Cloud: 3 Steps for Maintaining Control and Visibility

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! cA hybrid, multi-cloud environment offers the advantages of high resiliency combined with the agility to adapt quickly to changing digital business requirements. In one recent analysis, 86% of surveyed organizations stated Continue Reading

Recognizing and Preventing Modern Cyber Scams

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! When it comes to protecting yourself and your organization against cyber scams, there’s no “one-size-fits-all” solution. As organizations and people alike continue to adopt new devices and technology, they’re Continue Reading

Fortinet Discovers New Android Apps that Mine the Unminable

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The app displays a (fake) miner as below. But check the code: the mining speed is generated randomly. A new thread is created The mining speed is absolutely fake. Continue Reading

Cyber Hygiene Practices That Can Make a Difference

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! When on the job at a corporate office, a healthcare organization, or an academic institution or government agency, or even when you are working from a local coffeshop, restaurant, Continue Reading

VPNFilter Update – New Attack Modules Documented

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cisco Talos, in coordination with the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA), has just posted another update on the VPNFilter malware, a multistage attack that was first discovered by Talos researchers Continue Reading

Microsoft JET Database Engine Code Execution Vulnerability

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! This June, FortiGuard Labs researcher Honggang Ren discovered a code execution vulnerability in the Windows JET Database Engine and reported it to Microsoft using the responsible disclosure process. On Continue Reading

Painting a New Security Landscape

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! It’s time again for another quarterly trek into the wilds of the cyber-threat landscape. As security practitioners work to put themselves in the shoes of hackers to better anticipate Continue Reading

Today’s CISO is Shifting Toward Strategic Business Enablement

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Businesses and government agencies of all sizes are experiencing cyber attacks that are growing in both frequency and complexity. Cybercriminals, nation-states, and a host of other bad actors are Continue Reading

Fighting Network Siloes

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! During the 1990s, organizations spent a lot of time and effort developing a hub-and-spoke network model, with the data center placed in the middle and a sharply defined and Continue Reading

Cybercrime And Agile Development, Organizations Must Keep Pace

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Organizations are accelerating the adoption of agile development strategies as they respond to the demands of new digital marketplace requirements. The need to be continually updating and refining end-user Continue Reading

A Chronology of GandCrab v4.x

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! During the past two months, FortiGuard Labs has been monitoring an onslaught of updates from GandCrab as a result of their agile development method. Some of these updates included Continue Reading

Android/BondPath: a Mature Spyware

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! We have recently stumbled on several active samples of an Android spyware. They belong to a family we have named BondPath (also known as PathCall or Dingwe), which was Continue Reading

Addressing Multi-Cloud Security Risks within the Financial Services Sector

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Organizations within the financial services sector continue to shift toward cloud-based services and infrastructure in order to expand their digital capabilities and address today’s consumer demand for greater convenience, mobility, and Continue Reading

The Cybersecurity Regulations Healthcare, Financial Services, and Retail Industries Must Know About

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Cyberattacks are often motivated by the desire to steal and sell sensitive data, such as credit card and financial records, personally identifiable information (PII) including social security numbers, or Continue Reading

Locking It Down: Securing Multicloud IT Across Industries

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Organizations engaged in digital transformation efforts are discovering the advantages of a multicloud strategy to meet new requirements for speed, agility and scalability. More than 80% of organizations have adopted a Continue Reading

SCADA/ICS Dangers & Cybersecurity Strategies

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! A large number of government agencies and private organizations have SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) or industrial control systems (ICS). The benefits of these technologies come with significant Continue Reading

Threat Landscape Report: Virtually No Firm is Immune from Severe Exploits

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Of the 103,786 vulnerabilities published on the CVE List since it began, 5,898 (5.7%) were exploited in the wild according to research from our recently released Threat Landscape Report. Continue Reading

An Analysis of the DLL Address Leaking Trick used by the “Double Kill” Internet Explorer Zero-Day exploit (CVE-2018-8174)

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! “Double Kill” is an Internet Explorer(IE) Zero-Day exploit which was discovered in the wild and fixed in the Microsoft May Patch. It exploits a use-after-free vulnerability of vbscript.dll to Continue Reading

Critical SamSam Ransomware Update

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! In conjunction with the Cyber Threat Alliance, Sophos today released a detailed analysis of a highly sophisticated ransomware threat group that has been dubbed “SamSam.” As part of Fortinet’s Continue Reading

Best Practices for Defeating Automated Attacks

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The rise of cyber attacks targeting the data and critical infrastructure of nation-states is undeniable, with no sign of slowing down. From state-sponsored hackers to hacktivists to criminal enterprises, Continue Reading

Debugging PostScript with Ghostscript

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! I was recently approached by one of my friends in the threat research field about shellcode extraction from PostScript. If you are not aware, PostScript, which is developed by Continue Reading

IcedID & Trickbot: A Give-and-Take Relationship

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Operations of the banking trojan IcedID have been active since its discovery in September of 2017. In the first half of this year it has also been distributed by Continue Reading

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Not All Cloud Software is Created Equal

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! An assumption made by many security professionals is that any performance differences between physical security devices are eliminated when those security software images are run on identical cloud hardware. Continue Reading

Copy-pasting Thief from a Copy-pasted Code

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Crypto-currencies are continuing to gain popularity among people who have nothing to do with Information Technologies, even after the significant price drop suffered recently. In fact, the total capitalization Continue Reading

GandCrab v4.1 Ransomware and the Speculated SMB Exploit Spreader

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Only two days after the release of GandCrab 4.0, FortiGuard Labs found a newer version (v4.1) being distributed using the same method, which is through compromised websites disguised as Continue Reading

Winning the Cyber Arms Race with Machine Learning

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Despite advances in cybersecurity technology, the number of days to detect a breach has increased from an average of 201 days in 2016 to an average of 206 days Continue Reading

Hussarini – Targeted Cyber Attack in the Philippines

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Two weeks ago, FortiGuard Labs spotted a malicious document with the politically themed file name “Draft PH-US Dialogue on Cyber Security.doc”. This document takes advantage of the vulnerability CVE-2017-11882. Upon Continue Reading

Executive Insights: The Global Security Risks of a Post-Quantum World

Fortigate is an enterprise network security appliance that works with Cloud Bare Metal. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Ever since Intel co-founder Gordon Moore identified, with amazing accuracy, the pattern and pace of technological advancement, it has served as a reliable guide for innovation. Moore’s Law, which states that Continue Reading

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