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Security Research News in Brief March 2017 Edition

Fri, 2017/03/24 - 16:30
A monthly review of some of the previous month's most interesting security research publications
Categories: Security Posts

FortiGuard Labs Telemetry – Round up of 2015 and 2016 IoT Threats (Part 4) – DVR/NVR devices

Fri, 2017/03/24 - 16:21
Digital Video Recorders / Network Video Recorders (DVR/NVR) Back in 2015, our telemetry detected a relatively small number of IPS signature hits on known vulnerabilities targeting DVR/NVR devices (~ 749 hits). In 2016, however, we saw this number increase alarmingly to around 1.5 million hits. By using a size comparison chart again, we can see the huge increase more clearly when we compare both years, as shown below: The question, of course, is what contributed to this huge increase in detected hits? Once again, let’s look at the...
Categories: Security Posts

iSNS Server Memory Corruption Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server

Fri, 2017/03/24 - 08:12
All users of vulnerable versions of the Microsoft Windows Server are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of this software. Additionally, organizations that have deployed Fortinet IPS solutions are already protected from this vulnerability.
Categories: Security Posts