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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FortiGuard Labs has been actively monitoring efforts by attackers around the world to scan for and locate devices vulnerable to recently revealed flaws in the F5 BIG-IP/BIG-IQ family of application availability, access control, and security solutions. In addition, we have identified multiple...

Mar 26, 2021
FortiGuard Labs is currently tracking multiple reports of a new ransomware campaign known as DearCry. This malware campaign targets the same four Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities we reported on last week that were exploited by a number of threat actors, including the Chinese...

Mar 19, 2021
Until recently, operational technology (OT) networks functioned as isolated, air-gapped environments, meaning cybersecurity was not a top priority. The emergence and growth of externally sourced data has in some instances led to industrial environments converging with IT networks. Because of...

Mar 12, 2021
Ransomware attack trends continue to evolve, and the current iterations seen during the COVID-19 pandemic are no exception. During this time, malicious actors have attacked healthcare organizations, medical trials, schools, and shipping agencies. Considering the impact these modern attacks can...

Mar 05, 2021