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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Even before the pandemic, the healthcare sector has been targeted by malicious actors, and 2020 certainly added to those challenges. It has not stopped in 2021. The industry as a whole moved to a more remote-based model, including telehealth services and remote COVID-19 testing sites. On the...

May 28, 2021
In today’s sophisticated threat landscape, ransomware is seemingly everywhere, impacting both organizations and individuals alike. But how did ransomware as we know it today come to be? This post will examine the history of ransomware, starting in 1989, and explain how these threats are still...

May 21, 2021
On Thursday, May 6, top U.S. fuel pipeline operator, Colonial Pipeline, was struck by a ransomware attack. According to statements made by the FBI, the perpetrators are an Eastern European cyber-criminal organization known as DarkSide. Using the attack pattern DarkSide criminals are known for,...

May 14, 2021
21Nails - 21 New Vulnerabilities Disclosed Affecting Exim MTA

May 07, 2021