Outbreak Alert

FortiGuard Outbreak Alerts will be the mechanism for communicating important information to customers and partners. When a cybersecurity incident/attack/event occurs that has large ramifications to the cybersecurity industry and affects numerous organizations, this page will be updated with a link to the individual FortiGuard Outbreak Alert. That Alert will include:

  • An explanation of the attack, its timeline and what specific technology was affected
  • Where applicable patches and/or mitigation recommendations can be found
  • What Fortinet products, if deployed, would break the attack sequence
  • What specific versions those Fortinet products need to be at to provide the protection
  • Threat Hunting tools from Fortinet to help you determine if you were affected
  • Related research from FortiGuard Labs
APT Actors are actively exploiting Zoho ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus which is an IT help desk software with asset management. The exploit is tracked via CVE-2021-44077 and rated critical due to its capability for unauthenticated remote code execution (RCE).

Dec 07, 2021
A new Windows Installer Zero-Day is actively being exploited by malware.

Nov 26, 2021
An Emotet spam campaigns is at large being distributed as an attached Excel document.

Nov 22, 2021
VMware’s virtualization management platform, vCenter Server, has a critical severity bug the company is urging customers to patch “as soon as possible”. https://threatpost.com/vmware-ransomware-alarm-critical-bug/166501/ Admins responsible for vCenter machines that have yet to patch...

Jul 22, 2021
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows OS when the Windows Print Spooler service improperly performs privileged file operations. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. An attacker could then install programs;...

Jul 16, 2021