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.

On this page you will find an archive of our weekly Threat Intelligence Briefs, as well as the ability to sign up to receive these briefs every Friday. Join the thousands of other security-minded professionals who receive these weekly briefs!

Good information is a critical element of protecting against cyber threats and cybersecurity defenses are only as good as the threat intelligence that feeds them. FortiGuard Labs is the global threat intelligence and research organization at Fortinet. To give you some perspective about the global te...

Oct 16, 2020
An unforeseeable shift in network structures and attack strategies was dropped on the cybersecurity industry in 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on organizations and individuals around the globe, we are now dealing with a threat landscape that's become more intense, complex,...

Oct 09, 2020
Access to reliable and actionable threat intelligence is essential for any effective cybersecurity strategy. Because of that, security tools should be able to gather threat intelligence from the places in the network where they have been deployed but to also share that intelligence with the other se...

Oct 02, 2020
LokiBot is a Trojan malware that aims to steal sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, cryptocurrency wallets, and other credentials. LokiBot was seen for the first time in 2015 and has made a lot of noise since then. Multiple campaigns have been using this Trojan in recent months.This w...

Sep 25, 2020
A researcher has released an exploit for the Windows Netlogon CVE-2020-1472 vulnerability on GitHub. This exploit allows an attacker to gain control of a Windows domain. It is highly recommended to install the patches as fast as possible because Microsoft has rated this vulnerability as critical wit...

Sep 18, 2020