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Q&A with Fraser Street, VP of Technical Alliances at Silver Peak Fortinet sits down with Fabric-Ready Partner, Silver Peak to learn what’s top of mind for its customers, the key IT challenges they are facing and how Silver Peak’s approach to integrated security is helping drive business and customer success. Tell us a bit about Silver Peak’s business and the types of customers that you serve. Silver Peak was founded in 2004 and is a global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions. The company serves more than 2000... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Apr 06, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
During the process of analyzing android malware, we usually meet some APK samples which hide or encrypt their main logic code.  Only at some point does the actual code exist in the memory, so we need to find the right time to extract it.  In this blog, I present a case study on how to repair a DEX file in which some key methods are erased with NOPs and decrypted dynamically when ready to be executed. Note: All the following analysis is based on android-4.4.2_r1(KOT49H). Let’s start our journey! First, I open the classes.dex... [Read More]
by RSS Kai Lu  |  Apr 05, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
In part 1 of FortiGuard Labs’ analysis of a new variant of the BADNEWS backdoor, which is actively being used in the MONSOON APT campaign, we did a deep technical analysis of what this backdoor of capable of and how the bad guys control it using the command and control server. In this part of the analysis, we will try to discover who might be behind the distribution of these files. [Read More]
by RSS Jasper Manuel and Artem Semenchenko  |  Apr 05, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
Three weeks ago, FortiGuard Labs, along with @_ddoxer (Roland de la Paz), using VirusTotal Intelligence queries, spotted a document with the politically themed file name (Senate_panel.doc). This malicious RTF file takes advantage of the vulnerability CVE-2015-1641. [Read More]
by RSS Jasper Manuel and Artem Semenchenko  |  Apr 05, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
On February 21, Hussein Syed, Chief Information Security Officer at Barnabas Health System, and Ladi Adefala, Senior Security Strategist at Fortinet, led a roundtable discussion at HIMSS17 about the evolving challenges of securing the next-generation healthcare enterprise. The session was geared toward providing attendees with information around the current threats targeting the healthcare industry, how organizations can align security to the progressive business model, and the emerging trends in security practices that are protecting organizations... [Read More]
by RSS Susan Biddle  |  Apr 05, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Fortinet expands the Security Fabric with enhanced Software-Defined Wide Area Networking capabilities [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah and Bill McGee  |  Apr 04, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Fortinet is proud to announce today the results from International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker. The 2016Q4 and historical report data reinforces Fortinet’s continued leadership within the security industry by once again shipping the most security appliances, which also further strengthens our industry-leading global network of threat intelligence sensors. [Read More]
by RSS Bill McGee  |  Apr 03, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Fortinet solutions have been designed to support ICS protocols and manufacturers, allowing them to provide the same level of actionable security in an industrial network as it does in an enterprise network while adapting to the unique ICS environment. [Read More]
by RSS Nirav Shah  |  Apr 03, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
This year I again participated in the Insomni'hack conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference started off with workshops, including mine on Android malware reversing - provided at cost. The workshop's virtual environment for reversing can be downloaded here from github. [Read More]
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  Apr 02, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
The following is an excerpt from an Intel Chip Chat interview with James Cabe, Global Alliances Manager at Fortinet. Chip Chat is a podcast series of informal interviews with some of the brightest minds in the industry, hosted by Intel employee Allyson Klein. [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  Mar 31, 2017  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News