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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Cyberattacks are the most significant risk to corporations. The majority of CEOs are most worried about falling victim to hacking and other cyber crimes. PWC surveyed more than 1,600 CEOs from around the world and found out that many have taken actions regarding their individual use of technology to...

Jan 31, 2020
Microsoft's monthly security updates (commonly known as Patch Tuesdays) were released on January 14th. Even before the release, there were already rumors that a high-profile vulnerability would be addressed in the update. In their cumulative update, Microsoft addressed 50 CVEs along with one notable...

Jan 24, 2020
Researchers disclosed a vulnerability in cable modems using Broadcom chips. The vulnerability, codenamed Cable Haunt, impacts more than 200 million modems in Europe alone. The installed firmware is vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks. An error in the JSON parsing logic of the code within the firmwar...

Jan 17, 2020
After the U.S. military eliminated Iran's most powerful general, many people are concerned about the consequences following this event. Even though the U.S. and the Middle East have been in similar situations before, this time the battleground changes dramatically. Experts are concerned about a cybe...

Jan 10, 2020
The IoT trend is not slowing down. Each generation of IoT devices is smarter and faster than the last. Many people buy affordable home security cameras to protect their network. Unfortunately, some of those devices lack proper security implementation, and attackers leverage those installed devices t...

Dec 20, 2019