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 just released our 2021 mid-year Global Threat Landscape Report. The first six months of 2021 saw a significant increase in the volume and sophistication of attacks targeting individuals, organizations, and increasingly critical infrastructure. Here is a quick review of the...

Aug 27, 2021
FortiGuard Labs is aware that a brand-new ransomware "BlackMatter" was found in the wild. BlackMatter is yet another Ransomware-as-a-Service, where the ransomware group provides tools such as ransomware, payment sites, and operating manuals to its members and affiliates who then actually perform...

Aug 20, 2021
Ransomware has dominated the media headlines for the first half of 2021. The attack on Colonial Pipeline (DarkSide) caused a disruption in the distribution of oil and gasoline across the East Coast in the United States (ironically, it was the billing system taken offline and not OT devices...

Aug 13, 2021