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 Stefanie Hoffman  |  August 14, 2013  |  Category: Security 101
By now, most are familiar with the concept of phishing , when an attacker baits a victim by sending out a persuasive social engineering message coupled with a malicious link or attachment. And even spear phishing , where the attacker similarly reels...
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 Axelle Apvrille  |  June 21, 2012  |  Category: Security Research
A new sample of Zitmo is out, pretending to be an Android Security Suite. Like others in Zitmo, the malware is a SMS spy: it forwards incoming SMS message to a remote server. This particular sample responds to a few basic SMS commands we have reverse...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 18, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
This is a short update to our prior post concerning Zitmo on Android. Is this really Zitmo? This fake Trusteer malware shows several differences with prior Symbian variants, but, for simplicity (and because it's easy to remember), we call it Zitmo....
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  July 08, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Zitmo has been used by the ZeuS gang to defeat SMS-based banking two-factor authentication on Symbian, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile for a several months (see my ShmooCon slides). Lately, there's been an active discussion on technical forums regardi...
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 Guillaume Lovet  |  January 27, 2011  |  Category: Security Research
Tomorrow starts the quite famous - and ever sold-out - security conference Shmoocon, held in Washington DC until Sunday. The keynote this year will be filled by Peiter Mudge Zatko, inventor of L0phtcrack and early pioneer of buffer overflows. Amon...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  November 12, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
A few days ago, an application named 'SMS Replicator Secret' was pulled out of the Android market. Like many other spyware of its kind, it silently forwarded incoming SMS messages to a configurable phone number, the official idea being to spy on your...
by RSS Rick Popko  |  September 30, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
In the September edition of Security Minute with Fortinet, researcher Derek Manky talks about the most prevalent threats and threat trends plaguing the internet over the last 30 days, including the latest Twitter worm, Zeus and Zitmo, various softwar...
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  September 28, 2010  |  Category: Security Research
While wearing my eyes off on the assembly code of the Symbian malware Zitmo, I had been quite embarrassed not to find any clear link with stealing online banking credentials as the rest of the ZeuS attack seemed to indicate. This issue is now solved,...
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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