High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Michael Perna  |  February 12, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Valentine’s day is just around the corner and it would not be fair to let the occasion pass us by without reflecting on the colorful, charming, amorous, sometimes exotic world of malware. In this blog we explore some of the milestone threats th...
by RSS David Maciejak  |  February 05, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
A few days ago, Oracle announced on their blog that they plan to kill the Java browser plugin in their next major version of JDK, scheduled for release in Q1 2017. What does this mean? Should we worry about our browsing experience? This really ju...
by RSS Dehui Yin  |  February 04, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Two months ago, a Java zero day vulnerability (CVE-2015-4852) that targeted Apache commons collections library was disclosed. This vulnerability is caused by an error when Java applications, which use Apache commons collections library, deserialize o...
by RSS Peixue Li  |  January 31, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Summary Recently Zimbra released Zimbra Collaboration 8.6 Patch 5. It fixed 2 Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities which were discovered and reported by security researcher of Fortinet's FortiGuard labs in October 2015. CVE-...
by RSS Roland Dela Paz  |  January 27, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Earlier this month, the Daily Mail published an article regarding foreign crime gangs stealing millions through hacking email accounts of house buyers and sellers. The con is simple - use malware to steal email credentials, study the content of compr...
by RSS Tyson Macaulay  |  January 26, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Most people are familiar with fractals, if not by name but by appearance. Wikipedia defines a fractal as “…a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale.” Perhaps the...
by RSS Raul Alvarez  |  January 26, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Ransomware is a category of malware that scrambles your files or lock your computer while asking for ransom.  We have encountered different versions of ransomware, and seen their effects.  We also have seen a different kind of ransomware th...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  January 22, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Summary In March 2015, a Network Configuration Leak vulnerability was disclosed to Ring as part of FortiGuard's Responsible Disclosure process. The vulnerability existed on their first internet-connected doorbell, Doorbot v1.0 but other posts o...
by RSS Ruchna Nigam  |  January 21, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Malware has been known to use new and innovative ways to evade detection by Antivirus software, a phenomenon AV analysts have often seen with PC malware. Not a lot of examples of the same have been seen employed by mobile malware. A recently discove...
by RSS Kai Lu  |  January 20, 2016  |  Category: Security Research
Summary On the patch Tuesday of this month, Microsoft patched 3 Office vulnerabilities in MS16-004. The vulnerability CVE-2016-0010 was discovered by myself and Fortinet's threat research team at the FortiGuard Labs. It is a heap overflow v...
by RSS Fortinet  |  January 20, 2016  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Fortinet was founded with the goals of providing the best performing security devices on the planet in combination with unmatched value and features.  We take our technology and product quality seriously, and, with that in mind, we want to make...
by RSS Fortinet  |  January 12, 2016  |  Category: Behind the Firewall
The recent issue that was disclosed publicly was resolved and a patch was made available in July 2014 as part of Fortinet’s commitment to ensuring the quality and integrity of our codebase. This was not a “backdoor” vulnerability is...
by RSS Peixue Li  |  December 18, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
UPDATE: Upon further analysis, we discovered that the malware described in this report is actually a variant of TeslaCrypt, not CryptoWall. We initially identified the malware as CryptoWall because "CryptoWall decrypter" is mentioned as th...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  December 11, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
When I was "the tech guy" (and a math and science teacher and the Drama Club Advisor) at our local high school, I often said that if our students devoted as much time to their studies as they did to trying to bypass our content filter, we&#...

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