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 is aware that an alleged Proof-of-Concept (POC) code for a new Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Spring Core, part of the popular web open-source framework for Java called "Spring," was made available to the public (the POC was later removed). Dubbed SpringShell...

Apr 01, 2022
Malicious email and phishing scams are usually topical and follow a pattern of current events. They are usually crafted around calendar and/or trending issues as attackers realize that victims are interested in all things relevant to the moment. Threat actors are aware that not all recipients...

Mar 25, 2022
A "computer virus" is one of the few technical terms that everyone understands, including children. Regardless of your background or age, everyone has an immediate negative connotation to that term. It is usually associated with something destructive to the technology we all rely on, whether...

Mar 18, 2022
FortiGuard Labs is aware of a report that RuRAT malware was distributed in the recent spear-phishing attack against media organizations in the United States. While the tactic used in this attack is not sophisticated, the installed RuRAT malware provides the attacker a foothold into the victim's...

Mar 11, 2022
FortiGuard Labs is closely monitoring the evolving situation in Ukraine. We have multiple efforts underway with our customers and partners including Governments around the world to prepare for and defend against cyberattacks. That's the reason Fortinet created the Heightened Cybersecurity...

Mar 04, 2022