Fortinet

May 8, 2024 1 min read
Fortinet

In a significant cybersecurity incident, Fortinet faced a sophisticated cyber attack targeting its internal employee database. The attackers deployed a complex piece of malware that exploited an unknown vulnerability, leading to a massive data leak. Confidential information concerning both current and former employees was compromised, including but not limited to personal identification data, financial details, and security credentials. The breach has raised concerns about the potential for further unauthorized access and the ramifications on personal security for those affected. The company is currently cooperating with cybersecurity experts and law enforcement to mitigate the impact and prevent future occurrences. This event has put a spotlight on the ever-evolving nature of cyber threats and the importance of robust cybersecurity measures.

Source: https://www.fortinet.com/corporate/about-us/newsroom/press-releases/2023/fortinet-sharpens-business-focus-on-core-growth-areas-to-extend-leadership-and-drive-innovation

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"linkid": "fortinet",
"type": "Vulnerability",
"date": "04/2023",
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"impact": "3",
"explanation": "Attack with significant impact with internal employee data leaks"

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