Fortinet FortiWeb Advanced Application Security Integrates with Microsoft Azure Security Center

Credit to Author: Cynthia Hseih| Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:50:00 +0000

The emerging trend towards security automation is becoming essential for cloud deployment. Traditionally, businesses configure a Web Application Firewall with static policies to address unchanging, known-bad threats. Unfortunately, it can be tricky to get them all right in Public Cloud environment. With a growing number of attack variants, more rules you add the more potential there is to run into false positives. FortiWeb’s integration with the Azure Security Center now allows customers to take a reactive policy approach to web security…

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Ransomware revisited – is it really the worst sort of malware? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Paul Ducklin| Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:21:04 +0000

Is ransomware really the worst sort of cyberattack you can experience? Or is it more of a “worst among equals,” given all the other sorts of malware out there too?<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”;blog=834173&#038;post=40271&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Il tuo mouse sa quando stai mentendo

Credit to Author: Sophos Italia| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:10:12 +0000

Il mouse collegato al computer e la tua mano potrebbero dirci molto più di quanto sospetti sulla tua identità. Ciò potrebbe essere una cosa buona, come recentemente osservato dai ricercatori in Italia, o fastidiosa come quelli della comunità Tor hanno sottolineato un po’ più di un anno fa. La cosa buona. I ricercatori italiani (Monaro, [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”;blog=834173&#038;post=40178&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Quick Heal Total Security receives BEST+++ certification from AVLab

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:53:29 +0000

AVLab is an independent organization that conducts tests on security software for corporate networks and individual user devices. These tests are conducted by using malicious software, tools, and bypassing security techniques that are used in real cyberattacks. In April 2017, AVLab conducted a ‘Protection test against drive-by download attacks’. What…

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Google’s 2017 CTF – The “ASCII Art Client” Challenge

Credit to Author: Honggang Ren| Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0000

    In our last blog in this series, we discussed FortiGuard Labs’ participation in Google’s second annual Capture The Flag (CTF) competition. In this blogpost, I want to share how I solved another challenge, called“ASCII Art Client”. ChallengeDescription For this challenge, participants were given two files: a binary file aart_client and a network capture aart_client_capture.pcap. File1: aart_client File2: aart_client_capture.pcap The goal of the challenge was: This client displays nice…

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Ransomware families – and how to fight them

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:52:16 +0000

SophosLabs looked at the most prolific ransomware variants. And, we offer you the tools to better defend against them.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”;blog=834173&#038;post=39967&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Hughes-Fortinet Partnership Brings Zero-Touch Simplicity to Distributed Retail Organizations

Credit to Author: Daniel Mellinger| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Hughes Network Systems is a leading managed network service provider for highly distributed enterprises that need to operate and deliver uniform performance across large numbers of branch locations. They have been a long-time Fortinet partner, delivering innovative managed network solutions that leverage Fortinet platforms by combining Fortinet’s security capabilities with Hughes’ broadband transport, routing, and WAN optimization technologies. We recently sat down with Jeff Bradbury, Senior Director of Marketing at Hughes, to talk…

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of June 19, 2017

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:44:46 +0000

Yesterday I celebrated my 29th birthday (again) and it was great to celebrate with friends, family, and coworkers. They say age is just a number, and I truly believe that. Unfortunately, we live in a world where laws require us to count numbers so that it can be determined if we can vote, drink, rent…

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Byline: Four Tips for a Cyber-Safe Summer

Credit to Author: Anthony Giandomenico| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:59:00 +0000

Summer is upon us – a time for family, fun and travel. Whether you’re going around the block or around the world, odds are you’re taking your work laptop (just in case). And of course, you’re taking your smartphone. Maybe you’ll want to check email on your phone using the hotel’s public WiFi. Maybe the kids want to play an online game on that laptop.  If you haven’t exercised good cybersecurity hygiene, though, you could be opening yourself up to all kinds of fun-zapping connectivity catastrophe…

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