Weekly Threat Briefs

FortiGuard Labs uses its industry leading global infrastructure of threat sensors, honeypots, and collectors to provide you with the largest source of data of any pure play network security vendor. Data is collected from all of these sources on a continual basis and analyzed by Fortinet’s world-wide team of analysts to provide you with a weekly recap of the incidents and threats you care the most about.

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The Ryuk ransomware caused a major disruption for some high-profile print media organizations in the United States. This malware is typically used in targeted attacks carried out via phishing or through planted files on insecure remote desktops. While the code appears to have similarities with Herme...

Jan 04, 2019
For our last FortiGuard Threat Intelligence Brief of 2018 we are going to take a quick look back at the year. And what a year it has been!

Dec 21, 2018
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday came with 39 updates, with 9 rated critical and 1 under active attack. Two of this month's patches were vulnerabilities discovered by FortiGuard Labs researchers. Our researchers discovered both vulnerabilities in September this year, and have worked closely with Microsoft...

Dec 14, 2018
Since first being discovered in 2014, Emotet has become one of the most dangerous advanced, modular banking Trojans that primarily functions as a downloader or dropper of other banking Trojans. Emotet continues to be among the costliest and more destructive malware affecting state, local, tribal, an...

Dec 07, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a joint Technical Alert (TA) this week to provide information about a major online ad fraud operation named '3ve'.

Nov 30, 2018