Deep Dive into a Fresh Variant of Snake Keylogger Malware


FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a fresh variant of the Snake Keylogger malware. Learn how it is downloaded and executed through a captured Excel sample, what techniques this variant uses to protect it from being analyzed, and what sensitive information it steals from a victim’s machine.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fortinet/blog/threat-research/~4/ByIhASstGhA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Black Friday Scams are Coming—Online Shoppers Should Approach with Caution


FortiGuard Labs threat analysis details how cybercriminals are using the promise of a fake gift card to steal cryptocurrency from their victims and how they are using fake documents to lure victims into giving out confidential info such credentials for online shopping sites, and more.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fortinet/blog/threat-research/~4/H4bj7WH-_N4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Chaos Ransomware Variant in Fake Minecraft Alt List Brings Destruction to Japanese Gamers


FortiGuard Labs recently discovered a variant of the Chaos ransomware that not only encrypts certain files but also destroys others and appears to target Minecraft gamers in Japan. Our threat analysis examines how this new ransomware variant works.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fortinet/blog/threat-research/~4/hJQpHNLUkK0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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