Nation-state threat actors are using web analytics on compromised sites to compile profiles of users for reconnaissance purposes.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.
July 29, 2015 3:21 PM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Threat Intelligence, Threat Research
The backdoor malware HAMMERTOSS uses commonly known tactics in a unique way that makes it a challenge to discover. The malware is used by APT29, a Russian threat group.
Second Adobe Flash Zero-Day CVE-2015-5122 from HackingTeam Exploited in Strategic Web Compromise Targeting Japanese VictimsJuly 27, 2015 12:35 PM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Threat Intelligence, Threat Research
FireEye researched discovered a second Adobe Flash zero-day attack within leak of the Italian HackingTeam’s internal data.Read more...
Demonstrating Hustle, Chinese APT Groups Quickly Use Zero-Day Vulnerability (CVE-2015-5119) Following Hacking Team LeakJuly 13, 2015 9:31 AM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Threat Intelligence, Threat Research
Two Chinese Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups quickly adapted their approach after details came to light about a zero-day vulnerability.Read more...
Hacking the News: Global News Media Firms and Small Market Outlets In the Crosshairs of Cyber Threat GroupsJune 2, 2015 4:00 AM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Targeted Attack, Threat Research
ISIS and some of their sympathizers are targeting the media through hacking operations. It carries significant implications for several reasons: 1) they have successfully managed to take a news network off the air; 2) they've hacked into social media and wreaked havoc on the stock market; and 3) in some cases, they appear to be government-sponsored groups carrying out a larger political agenda.