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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A Tale of PivNoxy and Chinoxy Puppeteer - Recently, a simple and short email with a suspicious RTF attachment that was sent to a telecommunications agency in South Asia caught the attention of FortiGuard Labs. The email, disguised as having come from a Pakistani government division, delivered...

Aug 26, 2022
Key Findings from the 1H 2022 FortiGuard Labs Threat Report - While the first half of 2022 felt anything but ordinary, we continue to observe clever attackers relying on familiar techniques and attacks, such as ransomware and process injection. However, while the security community may be...

Aug 19, 2022
Microsoft Patch Tuesday Fixed 0-day Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2022-34713) - Microsoft has released 141 security fixes for this month's August 2022 release. In addition to the usual security fixes, there was a zero-day of note:

Aug 12, 2022
Fileless Malware: What It Is and How It Works – Fileless malware uses a computer system's built-in tools to execute a cyberattack. In other words, this type of malware takes advantage of the vulnerabilities present in installed software to facilitate an attack. Because it does not require the...

Aug 05, 2022