High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Michael Perna  |  January 21, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
2014 marks the 10th anniversary of Cabir, the world's first mobile phone malware. To mark this occasion, Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs is taking a stroll down memory lane to examine the evolution and significance of mobile threats during the last 10...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  December 07, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo Attack Scenario - taken from my slides at ShmooCon, January 2011 Zitmo's attack scenario, taken from CheckPoint's and VerSafe's white paper (Dec 2012) Recently, Check Point and Versafe published a white paper on a mobile banking trojan they...
by RSS Karine de Ponteves  |  November 19, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
Feel free to browse through our Zitmo timeline. Please note that variant naming depends on many factors including but not limited to chronology. Hence variant letters (.A) don't always reflect the order of appearance in the wild.
by RSS Alexandre Aumoine  |  November 15, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Thank you to everyone who tried to solve our FortiChallenge 2k11! We've had way more participants than expected, and two winners : Shirley Chen Nagy Ferenc László Shirley and Nagy found the secret sentence, without even using the hints. A speci...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  November 08, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
It's high time the Crypto Girl talks about Crypto, isn't it? A few days ago, I analyzed a malicious Opera Updater, named SymbOS/OpFake.A!tr.dial, and was surprised to discover it uses a** 91-byte XOR key** to conceal one of its configuration file. 9...
by RSS Alexandre Aumoine  |  November 03, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Any progress on our FortiChallenge 2k11? After the first clue, here is the second. Just a reminder that the first hint is meant to help you to find the good way with hashes. Don't miss the modification, Crypto Girl hates MD5 for this reason ! By t...
by RSS Alexandre Aumoine  |  October 21, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Stuck on our FortiChallenge 2k11? Here's a first hint! Translations: La fin est encore loin surtout quand on est sur le mauvais chemin ! Wrong track, go back! La fin est proche, l'anneau est inclus. Dawn is close, search for the ring. Mon precieu...
by RSS Alexandre Aumoine  |  October 17, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Hello all, At Insomni'Hack 2011, we created a challenge dedicated to static reversing of Symbian executables (using SDK S60 Ed3 FP1). Sadly, nobody found the full solution, so we finally decided to put it online for you to try, until November 1st, 2...
by RSS Alexandre Aumoine  |  March 18, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Last week we attended Insomni'Hack 2011, where our Crypto Girl (Axelle Apvrille) presented on mobile phone threats. Debriefing of the conference may be found here and there. Both blog authors highlighted the main goal of Axelle's talk, which was...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  March 01, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Is Symbian still the leader for smartphone operating systems or not? How far have Android and iPhones penetrated the market? Who's the leader for smartphone OS: Symbian? BlackBerry? Android? iPhone? A quick search on Internet provides quite opposite...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  February 23, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo is a mobile malware Fortinet has particularly been focusing on since the beginning (see our first blog post and my presentation at ShmooCon 2011) as it is one of the first palpable signs organized criminals show interest in infecting mobile pho...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  January 12, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Our analyst, Ruchna Nigam, had been analyzing a sample of SymbOS/InSpirit.A!tr. SMS dropped in the victim's inbox by SymbOS/InSpirit.A!tr A couple of months ago, this malware received some attention in China (for example see here - use translation...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  November 04, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
An Internet Access Point, shortened IAP, is a "a collection of settings that define how a connection to a particular network is made" [1]. For example, it stores the Access Point Name (APN) for GPRS networks, the SSID for Wifi etc. On Symbian mobile...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  September 27, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
During the weekend, in our monitoring of the Zeus botnet, my colleague Kyle Yang stumbled upon an unexpected payload: a brand new mobile malware piece we named SymbOS/Zitmo.A!tr (Zitmo standing for "Zeus In The MObile"), likely aimed at intercepting...

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