In September 2016, the Mirai source code was leaked on Hack Forums. Ever since, there has been an explosion of malware targeting IoT devices, each bearing the name of a protagonist found in Japanese anime. FortiGuard Labs has been tracking these IoT botnets in order to provide the best possible protection for our customers.
Azure Security Center and Fortinet: Integrated Threat Management Solution for Cloud Workloads
Over the last 18-24 months the embrace of public cloud for critical workloads has transitioned from the “in...
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Oracle VirtualBox NAT Network DoS Vulnerability
The FortiGuard Labs team recently discovered a network Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability in Oracle VirtualBox (CVE-2019-2527).
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Modern network security requires a layered defense approach that factors in people, processes, and technology.
The Security Implications for 5G and IoT
With literally billions of IoT devices interconnected across a meshed edge environment, any device can become the weakest link in the security chain and expose the entire enterprise to risk....
.Net RAT Malware Being Spread by MS Word Documents
Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs captured a malicious MS Word document from the wild that contains auto-executable malicious VBA code that can spread and install NanoCore RAT software on a victim’s...
Will Emerging Threats Tip the Scales?
The traditional process of identifying a threat and then developing a counter defense, or even attempting to anticipate and neutralize new attack strategies, are becoming obsolete.
Fighting the Evolution of Malware
Malware is becoming increasingly destructive. This blog is a short history of this trend, along with steps organizations can take to combat it.
Microsoft Windows JET Engine Msrd3x Code Execution Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs discovered a code execution vulnerability in Windows JET Engine Msrd3x40 and reported it to Microsoft. On patch Tuesday of January 2019, Microsoft released a Security...
Redefining the Cloud and Cloud Security
While the business advantages of the cloud are significant, rapid migration is also introducing complexities and risks that few organizations have adequately prepared for—right at a time when the...
Grow Your Business by Reducing Complexity for SMB Customers
SMB organizations are looking for partners who can assist in streamlining security processes. Learn how Fortinet partners can add value for their customers while growing their own business.
Cybercrime Trends and Financial Services
In addition to mobile threats, we have documented three additional attack strategies that financial security teams need to be paying special attention to.
Magento Commerce Widget Form (Core) XSS Vulnerability
The FortiGuard Labs team discovered a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Magento. This XSS vulnerability is caused by Magento failing to sanitize user-supplied data before inserting it...
Our Customers Emphasize the Value of FortiGate Secure SD-WAN in Gartner Peer Insights Reviews
Modern SD-WAN solutions not only need to offer uninterrupted application agility and simplicity, but they must also be reinforced with security features. Learn what customers have said about...
Three Key Strategies for Securing Digital Business
The question businesses and governments are grappling with today is, how can they capitalize on the opportunity of the digital economy while managing associated risks?
Securing the Next Generation of Healthcare: A Preview of HIMSS 2019
We’re excited to attend HIMSS 2019 and look forward to meeting with healthcare professionals, industry leaders, and innovators to address IT and IoMT challenges, improve patient care, and secure...
Q&A with FortiVet Graduate Michael Grams
Because the match between the need for cybersecurity professionals and trained military veterans is so high, this is a great opportunity to feature a “graduate” of our Fortinet Veterans Program.
Securing Today’s Increasingly Complex Multi-cloud Environments
Securing today’s increasingly complex cloud environments is about much more than simply having a security platform available on a particular infrastructure.
Join Fortinet at NRF 2019 in New York
The retail sector is experiencing a radical and fundamental transformation. Staying competitive requires mastery of technologies that were unthinkable a few years ago. Customers expect retailers...
Watching Out For IoT and Mobile Threats During the Holidays
In addition to remaining vigilant for new threats and vulnerabilities, don’t lose sight of what’s happening within your own environment. Basic cyber hygiene is perhaps the most neglected element...
Connecting Passengers to their Perfect Cruise Experience
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IT Leaders Are Concerned About SD-WAN Security