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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The world rarely comes to a consensus on anything, but pretty much everybody agrees that putting 2020 behind us was a good thing. In many ways, we'd also prefer to move rather than revisiting the cyber threat landscape of the past year. But like it or not, the lessons we learned from bad things...

Feb 26, 2021
While 2020 has come and gone, many of last year's cyber fraud problems will continue into at least mid-2021. Cyber criminals will focus on maximizing their profits, using a traditional cost-benefit analysis to decide on the best attack vector. Pandemic-related emotions will run high, and remote...

Feb 19, 2021
The internet is everywhere in the modern world, used in personal, professional, and educational settings. Children learn how to operate a touch screen before they can talk, and older children enjoy various games and educational materials at their fingertips. But with the ubiquity of the internet...

Feb 12, 2021
As companies continue to adjust to the ever-evolving new normal in 2021, there will undoubtedly be additional shifts in work environments, internet usage, and the general IT status quo. With this in mind, Derek Manky and Aamir Lakhani from FortiGuard Labs provide their insights into what types...

Feb 05, 2021