High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS He Xu  |  January 07, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Andromeda is a botnet that has had a long history. The latest version is now 2.09, which most active bots would have already received. Recently, however, our FortiGuard Labs Threat Intelligence system was able to capture the activities of a previous...
by RSS He Xu  |  November 26, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Update: After further analysis, we found that this bot might attempt to retrieve another module from an FTP server once it is able to connect successfully. We will update you once we have more information. Last week, our FortiGuard Labs Threat Int...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  November 21, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS He Xu  |  November 17, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
At the end of October, a bot that we have not tracked before appeared in our system. Our initial analysis of its features got our attention as it revealed some behaviour that are considered dangerous to infected users. After tracking its history usi...
by RSS He Xu  |  November 12, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Dofoil, also known as Smoke Loader, is a modularized botnet that has existed for a few years. Since 2013, we have not received any new variants of this bot and the command-and-control (C&C) servers of its previous variants are no longer accessibl...
by RSS Raul Alvarez  |  October 06, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
A few months ago, Tinba’s source code was leaked in the wild. It is now inevitable that a different and enhanced version of it is out there. Tinba, also known as Tiny Banker, made its debut a couple of years ago. Though it is small, it is capable of...
by RSS Wei Wang  |  September 22, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Wei Wang, RAP Team Jia Wang, RAP Team Jiaying Su, RAP Team First discovered in 2007, the botnet malware known as Pushdo quickly became known as one of the most prolific sources of email spam in history. At its peak, it was estimated that Pushdo w...
by RSS He Xu  |  August 12, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
DorkBot is another modified IrcBot that is extremely similar to NgrBot, which is why many antivirus software treat them the same way, oftentimes using the same detection. Our botnet monitoring system has even captured NgrBot and DorkBot at almost th...
by RSS Hong Kei Chan  |  August 07, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
On July 31, 2014, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) published an advisory of a newly identified point-of-sale (PoS) malware dubbed “Backoff”. This family of PoS malware consists of three versions: 1.44, 1.55, and the most...
by RSS Long Tran  |  July 28, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
Asprox, a.k.a. Zortob, is an old botnet that was uncovered in 2007. It is known to spread by arriving as an attachment in spam emails that purport to be from well-known companies. The attachment itself is disguised as a legitimate document file by us...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  July 26, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
by RSS Michael Perna  |  July 16, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Every 60 seconds 47,000 applications are downloaded off the internet! Evidently, most of us don't think twice about downloading a song, widget, app, image or even malware. Downloading is so second nature to us that a popular phishing scheme thriv...
by RSS He Xu  |  July 10, 2014  |  Category: Security Research
NgrBot is a modified IrcBot. It has the capability to join different Internet Relay Chat (IRC) channels to perform various attacks according to the IRC-based commands from the command-and-control (C&C) server. Recently, our botnet monitoring sys...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  July 09, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
You have one new notification! Most people don't think twice about a message from a friend on instant messenger, a link to a funny video from a work colleague, or a USB drive with the latest family album. Most of us also assume the next best cat m...

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