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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Experts have been warning consumers for years about vulnerabilities in home automation solutions, and Hide 'N Seek (HNS) might be the first in-the-wild malware to actively target these vulnerabilities. It is expected that the growth of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will reach 20.4 billion by...

Jul 27, 2018
SCADA/ICS technologies and related IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) devices have become high-value targets for hackers looking to disrupt business operations, collect ransom, or compromise a rival nation's critical infrastructure. Nearly 60% of surveyed organizations using SCADA or ICS...

Jul 20, 2018
GandCrab ransomware has been quite active of late. The new 4.0 variant is being distributed through compromised fake software crack websites. When an unsuspecting user visits the infected site, they are redirected to a separate page containing the actual download link that executes the...

Jul 13, 2018
A new malware was discovered this week causing computers to be infected with something called "All-Radio 4.27 Portable" that does all sorts of nefarious things. It installs rootkits, crypto-miners, information-stealing Trojans and causes your computer to send out spam.

Jul 06, 2018