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 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 10, 2017
March opens with the details of two very big discoveries made by Google in late February.

Mar 03, 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 24, 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 17, 2017
This past week was marked by one of the most important sporting events of the year in US: the Super Bowl. Without going into the details of what happened on the field, we would like to focus attention on the threats that huge events like this often pose, both to people at the stadium and at home.

Feb 10, 2017