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!

QSnatch is a malware detected in October 2019 that steals credentials from the device and downloads additional instructions from malicious websites. The QSnatch malware logs passwords, steals credentials, and configures SSH and webshell backdoors. At the time, roughly 7,000 devices were...

Jul 31, 2020
Researchers often overlook the importance of additional sources of cyber threat intelligence and ways to maximize their research. In its most basic terms, cyber threat intelligence allows organizations to prepare for-and mitigate against-cyberattacks. But that is becoming more and more...

Jul 24, 2020
This week, multiple critical vulnerabilities in SAP, Adobe, and Windows DNS servers were disclosed.

Jul 17, 2020
At FortiGuard Labs, we see numerous evasion techniques that attackers use to bypass egress filtering solutions and establish command and control (C&C) within organizations. These targeted organizations typically have firewalls, IPS systems, endpoint detection, and remediation protection all...

Jul 10, 2020
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the discovery of Stuxnet. The malicious computer worm made headlines by targeting supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Jul 03, 2020