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!

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) continue to be a target for hackers. Because ICS platforms affect vital critical infrastructures, they are enticing for nefarious threat actors. Successful attacks can cause significant damage with far-reaching impact. Last week a new ICS attack was discovered that i...

Dec 22, 2017
Cybercriminals are always looking for the easy route to exploit their targets. And why try too hard anyway when poor security hygiene and weak password management make it nearly effortless for them to accomplish their nefarious deeds. Credential theft provides that easier method of gaining access to...

Dec 15, 2017
Two months ago, Andromeda was the number one botnet. This week, that giant global grid of infected machines has been shattered.

Dec 08, 2017
This week we released our Q3 Fortinet Threat Landscape Report. The report provides a view of the top threats, trends, and insights that our FortiGuard Labs experts have researched and analyzed from the billions of events observed in live production environments worldwide. You will find threat vector...

Dec 01, 2017
Uber Technologies, the company behind the famous ride-sharing  transportation app, recently confirmed that it was the subject of a massive data breach back in 2016. Data stolen included the names, email addresses, telephone numbers and driver license numbers of approximately 57 million customers and...

Nov 24, 2017