A recent targeted attack featured attackers using different technologies to perform reconnaissance activities on a particular target. Users should disable Office macros in their settings and be extra vigilant when enabling macros (especially when prompted) in documents.Read more...
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Threat Research Blog
The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.
May 18, 2016 8:00 AM By Richard Hummel, Ronghwa Chong, Adam Greenberg, John Miller, David Mainor | Advanced Malware, Threat Research
Ransomware - cyber extortion for financial gain - has been more popular since mid-2015, and FireEye noticed a significant spike in its use in March 2016.Read more...
March 28, 2016 8:00 AM By Nart Villeneuve | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
TREASUREHUNT is a POS malware that appears custom-built for a particular “dump shop” that sells stolen credit card data. TREASUREHUNT enumerates running processes, extracts payment card information from memory, and then transmits this information to a command and control server. This blog takes a closer look.
March 19, 2013 5:44 PM By Intel Team
September 7, 2012 5:01 PM By Helena Brito
Hard as it is to believe, September is upon us - with all the backpacks, early bedtimes and pumpkin spice lattes that entails. In keeping with back-to-school season, M-Unition is going to be focusing this month on learning - going back to the basics on cybersecurity and targeted threats.Read more...