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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More Tricks -- On Friday, April 26, 2019, FortiGuard Labs captured a suspicious email. After a quick analysis, it was discovered that it was spreading the malware TrickBot. This piece of malware is a kind of component loader, which can download other malicious components and execute them in TrickBot...

May 03, 2019
Predator the Thief -- In March 2019, FortiGuard Labs discovered a running campaign against Russian-speakers using a new version of 'Predator the Thief' stealer malware. The same actor was using one set of dummy files to deliver the stealer via different forms of phishing, including Zipped files, fak...

Apr 26, 2019
Activity Summary - Week Ending April 19, 2019 Ransomware continues to be impactful.  Below, FortiGuard Labs researchers provide detailed research into two of these interesting attacks. 

Apr 19, 2019
FortiGuard Labs has recently discovered a stored cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Magento.

Apr 12, 2019
Activity Summary - Week Ending April 05, 2019 Orcus RAT Raid - Last week, Canadian police executed a search warrant and arrested the author behind the Orcus RAT. Interestingly, the software author posted an official 'press release' to pastebin.com on March 31st detailing the actions taken by the Roy...

Apr 05, 2019