Entries by Fireboss7102

WTB: Android Devices Targeted by New Monero-Mining Botnet

The intelligence in this week’s iteration discuss the following threats: Botnet, Cryptocurrency miner, Cyber espionage, Ransomware, Targeted attacks, and Vulnerabilities. The IOCs related to these stories are attached to the WTB and can be used to check your logs for potential malicious activity. Trending Threats Android Devices Targeted by New Monero-Mining Botnet (February 5, 2018) […]

End of Sale Announcement: WatchGuard 802.3af PoE Injector

WatchGuard will discontinue offering for sale (EOS) WatchGuard 802.3af PoE Injector for access points on April 1, 2018.  At that time, hardware accessory SKU WG8568 will be discontinued and removed from active WatchGuard price lists. Should new orders come in after April 1, 2018, WatchGuard will not accept them if inventory is depleted. As a replacement, […]

Recent WebBlocker Issue in Europe

WebBlocker Incident Report Users of the WebBlocker service in Europe experienced an outage late Thursday night that lasted into Friday morning, January 25 – 26, 2018. WatchGuard has worked closely with our partner Forcepoint over the last few days to analyze the failure and to put processes in place to ensure that events like this […]

Energy Industry Technology Trends for 2018

Unlike any other time, technology is having a tremendous impact on the energy industry. Some of the major trends are in areas we’re familiar with, yet the level of activity has increased dramatically. We see energy providers increasingly turning to information and communications technology to modernize the grid and improve situational awareness, with the goal […]

Wi-Fi Cloud 8.5 Now Available

We are happy to announce the availability of Wi-Fi Cloud 8.5. This latest version of the Wi-Fi Cloud simplifies configuration steps for IT administrators, enhances Wi-Fi service quality in environments with multiple access points (APs) using automatic power optimization, and adds a new cloud integration mode for the AP420 to better support large WIPS sensor […]

WTB: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

The intelligence in this week’s iteration discuss the following threats: APT, Cryptocurrency miners, Phishing, Ransomware, Remote Access Trojan, Targeted attacks, Tax-related malicious activity, and Vulnerabilities. The IOCs related to these stories are attached to the WTB and can be used to check your logs for potential malicious activity. Trending Threats Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week […]

Coming Soon! – Fireware 12.1.1 Beta with DNSWatch

Fireware 12.1.1 and DNSWatch Recently WatchGuard announced the acquisition of Percipient Networks, a developer of an easy-to-deploy, security-focused Domain Name System (DNS) service, previously known as Strongarm. We’re excited to announce that the first step in the integration of their solution will take place this week when we release the Fireware 12.1.1 Beta. The new service, DNSWatch, monitors outbound […]

Smart Building Technology Trends for 2018

In 2018, smart building technologies that increase energy efficiency will continue to be at the top of the list for building managers and tenants. These technologies can generate a solid ROI by lowering utility bills, making the investment easier to justify. In addition to energy management, there is growing demand for solutions to address new […]