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!

Activity Summary - Week Ending April 19, 2019 Ransomware continues to be impactful.  Below, FortiGuard Labs researchers provide detailed research into two of these interesting attacks. 

Apr 19, 2019
FortiGuard Labs has recently discovered a stored cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Magento.

Apr 12, 2019
Activity Summary - Week Ending April 05, 2019 Orcus RAT Raid - Last week, Canadian police executed a search warrant and arrested the author behind the Orcus RAT. Interestingly, the software author posted an official 'press release' to pastebin.com on March 31st detailing the actions taken by the Roy...

Apr 05, 2019
Activity Summary - Week Ending March 29, 2019 Apple released security updates on Tuesday this week. Some of the vulnerabilities being addressed are quite serious, so we do recommend you apply the updates immediately. The ReplayKit API flaw allows a malicious application to spy on you through accessi...

Mar 29, 2019
FortiGuard Labs Web Filtering team continues to log the Andromeda botnet as one of our more prevalent detections. In fact, over the last week it recorded the second most unique IPV4 addresses, only the Emotet botnet had more.

Mar 22, 2019