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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Fortinet is now an official Research Partner with MITRE Engenuity’s Center for Threat-Informed Defense, a nonprofit organization with a global mission to “advance the state of the art and the state of the practice in threat-informed defense.” As a new Research Partner, Fortinet will have a more...

Jun 17, 2022
Threat Actors Prey on Eager Travelers – Sitting on a sunny beach full of sparkling sand. Exploring a jungle in search of exotic animals and plants. Diving into a deep blue sea where sunlight scatters. Partying all night in a city you have never visited. Sitting with friends around a campfire....

Jun 10, 2022
CVE-2022-30190: Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) RCE Vulnerability “Follina” – At the end of last week, @nao_sec, an independent cyber security research team, tweeted about a malicious Microsoft Word document submitted from Belarus that leverages remote templates to execute a PowerShell...

Jun 03, 2022
New Nokoyawa Variant Catching Up to Peers with Blatant Code Reuse – Nokoyawa is a new Windows ransomware that appeared earlier this year. The earliest samples collected by FortiGuard researchers were compiled in February 2022 and share substantial code similarities with Karma, another ransomware...

May 27, 2022
FortiGuard Labs continues to closely monitor the malicious activity associated with Russia-Ukraine War. Since the beginning of the ongoing war, some ransomware and hacking groups have publicly declared the side they have chosen. Such actions have created tension both internally within the threat...

May 20, 2022