High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

High Performance Network Security, Enterprise and Data-Center Firewall

by RSS Bing Liu  |  July 02, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Fortinet has detected a new Flash exploit(MD5:db5df99de775af285e7f1b5355a6bee5) that leverage a vulnerability patched with Flash 17.0.0.188. This exploit uses the classic Flash Player vector corruption technique. Find below the AS3 code that respon...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  July 01, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
FortiGuard researchers discovered a heap overflow vulnerability in Apple QuickTime that could lead to arbitrary code execution and severe system crashes on both Windows and OS X versions of the popular multimedia software. This vulnerability (CVE-201...
by RSS Tim Lau  |  June 22, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
At around 5AM PST today, our automatic website scanning system began to detect malicious contents being served from a top 10 global website. This lasted to around 8:30AM PST when, presumably, the website's operators disabled the malicious content...
by RSS Alex Harvey  |  June 08, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
PCRE, or Perl Compatible Regular Expressions, is a library of functions that implements regular expression pattern matching. It is used widely in applications ranging from MariaDB to Apache. It is also used extensively by PHP which underpins many web...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 29, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
The so-called Logjam vulnerability has been making headlines in both the tech and mainstream press since it was announced last week and for good reason. Potentially tens of thousands of websites and mail servers (as well as the users who access them)...
by RSS Alex Harvey  |  May 18, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
SPSS is one of the most widely used statistical analysis packages in the world. It was first released in 1968 and gained considerable traction among social sciences researchers. It grew steadily in popularity, especially among academics, but when IBM...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  May 15, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
“I want my MTV...” One of the most iconic lines from one of the greatest rock songs of the 80’s, “Money For Nothing”. OK, not just from the 80’s, but of all time. But rock nostalgia aside, this is the line that pop...
by RSS Alex Harvey  |  May 06, 2015  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have become fairly commonplace in web applications and crop up frequently in content management systems like WordPress and Joomla! While WordPress is the most popular CMS on the Web, and therefore a popular...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  March 28, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
Last month, researchers in Fortinet’s threat research division, FortiGuard Labs, discovered a vulnerability in MongoDB that would allow hackers to remotely crash the database application. Characterizing the vulnerability as “widespread&rd...
by RSS Chris Dawson  |  March 24, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
As FortiGuard Labs discloses another WordPress Plugin XSS vulnerability, it’s time to think about CMS security. According to W3Techs, WordPress powers nearly 24% of all websites. There is a reason that it enjoys close to a 61% market share amo...
by RSS Aamir Lakhani  |  March 20, 2015  |  Category: Security Research
With over 12 million downloads, Photo Gallery is one of the most popular WordPress plugins; users should be sure to upgrade to the latest version. FortiGuard Labs disclosed a vulnerability today in the WordPress Photo Gallery plugin that could poten...
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 Richard Henderson  |  November 24, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News
In the United States, families will soon be traveling by plane, train and automobile to be with their loved ones to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Large feasts will be prepared, football games will be viewed, and parades watched. One other g...
by RSS Michael Perna  |  November 21, 2014  |  Category: Industry Trends & News

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