17 Dec 2020

FireEye Identifies Killswitch for SolarWinds Malware as Victims Scramble to Respond

FireEye, the company that exposed the SolarWinds intrusion, has now announced that it has identified a killswitch that would halt the malware’s operation on infected networks. The White House National Security Council has already created a unified group to coordinate responses across victims and collaborate on solutions. However, the killswitch

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15 Dec 2020

DHS Among Those Hit in Sophisticated Cyberattack by Foreign Adversaries

The US Department of Homeland Security has admitted to being hacked in relation to the recently exposed Russian espionage campaign against US agencies utilizing vulnerabilities in SolarWinds services, specifically a network-management platform widely used across the government. defense contractors and enterprises were also involved in the attack, such as FireEye,

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09 Dec 2020

Nation-State Hackers Breached FireEye, Stole Its Red Team Tools

FireEye, a cybersecurity firm known for its incident response reports, announced yesterday that it had been breached by nation-state hackers, blaming Russia for the attack. The company is working with both law enforcement such as the FBI and Microsoft to investigate the attack and uncover more details. According to FireEye

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07 Apr 2020

This Map Shows the Global Spread of Zero-Day Hacking Techniques

Zero-day exploits are being tracked by a global map developed by FireEye, and the company released yesterday an analysis of how these critical vulnerabilities have been exploited worldwide over the past seven years. The publication includes research from Google Project Zero’s database of active zero days. FireEye exposes what countries

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17 Sep 2018

91 percent of hacks begin with an email

Over 9 out of 10 cyberattacks begins with an email, according to a recent report by cyberintelligence company FireEye. The figures are based on an analysis of 500 million emails sent between January and June 2018. The report also stated that attacks are increasingly targeting tax forms for sensitive data

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