Weekly Threat Briefs

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FortiGuard Labs is aware of a report that multiple organizations in Ukraine were impacted by destructive malware. The malware looks to be some kind of ransomware at first glance; however, it does not have the telltale signs of ransomware. It overwrites the victim's Master Boot Record (MBR) and...

Jan 21, 2022
Just like the previous year, 2021 ended with COVID and 2022 started with the same. The only difference is that the world is now dealing with the new Omicron variant rather than the Delta variant, which emerged in April 2021. This has renewed heightened concern about the pandemic, and as we have...

Jan 14, 2022
FortiGuard Labs is aware of a newly disclosed remote code execution vulnerability affecting Log4j. Assigned CVE-2021-44832, this vulnerability allows for a remote code execution (RCE) attack where an attacker with permission to modify the logging configuration file can construct a malicious...

Jan 07, 2022
A zero-day vulnerability was discovered in Log4j, a Java-based logging utility that is part of Apache Logging Services Project. Deployed on millions of servers, this vulnerability can be exploited to allow for remote code execution and total system control on vulnerable systems. This...

Dec 17, 2021
Last September 18th, a threat researcher released a write-up about a remote code execution vulnerability that affects various products from Hikvision, one of the largest video surveillance brands in the world. Hikvision is a CVE CNA and quickly assigned the CVE number, CVE-2021-36260 and...

Dec 10, 2021