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.

On this page you will find an archive of our weekly Threat Intelligence Briefs, as well as the ability to sign up to receive these briefs every Friday. Join the thousands of other security-minded professionals who receive these weekly briefs!

On March 15th, two Russian intelligence officials, together with two hackers hired by the Russian government, were charged with stealing more than half a billion accounts from Yahoo!. The breach happened in 2014, but the data stolen has been reported to have been used as recently as December 2016. A...

Mar 16, 2017
On March 7th, WikiLeaks took the world by storm by releasing the first part of its new series of posts called "Vault7". The content unveiled by these posts is focused on the CIA (Central intelligence Agency) and its supposed hacking tools. According to WikiLeaks, what has been released in the first...

Mar 09, 2017
March opens with the details of two very big discoveries made by Google in late February.

Mar 02, 2017
The RSA Security Conference was held in San Francisco last week, from February 13th to the 17th. While a wide range of security topics were discussed and technologies displayed, as expected, most of the attention was focused on IoT and cloud security. Fortinet participated as a Gold Sponsor, and our...

Feb 23, 2017
This week's highlight for most of us was surely Valentine's day - a day known for love and kindness to others. At FortiGuard Labs we'd hoped that same wave of kindness would have spread to the far reaches of the net, inducing a love-inspired cease-fire, even if for a single day.

Feb 16, 2017