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!

The Year of the Wiper - FortiGuard Labs has been actively tracking wiper malware that has been targeting Ukrainian organizations since the start of the 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict. The sudden spike in wiper malware began early in the year, with numerous new wiper samples targeting Ukraine. It...

Jan 27, 2023
2022 IoT Threat Review - FortiGuard Labs monitors the IoT botnet threat landscape for new and emerging campaigns. We do this with the assistance of the honeypots we have deployed to capture active attacks in the wild. This article provides insights into the data collected from our monitoring...

Jan 20, 2023
Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixed Zero Day Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2023-21674) - Microsoft has released 98 security patches for this month's Patch Tuesday release. One of the fixes is for CVE-2023-21674 (Windows Advanced Local Procedure Call (ALPC) Elevation of Privilege...

Jan 13, 2023
Trying to Steal the Holidays (Again!) - Much of the world’s population celebrates holidays every December, connecting with friends and family and reflecting on the past year. Malware operators also observe the holidays, annually attempting to compromise the systems of users who have let their...

Jan 06, 2023