Entries filed under 'Grady Summers'
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, 2012 3:00 PM By Grady Summers
I was somewhat unnerved when I saw the evidence for our #3M-Trend this year: the use of publicly available malware in targeted attacks is increasing. After all, when I first started learning about the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) several years ago, it seemed to be all about custom backdoors and proprietary tools. I remember briefing executives at my organization on how stealthy the attackers were, using never-before-seen methods to evade antivirus and infiltrate the organization. Yet the recent evidence was clear: every intrusion we had investigated in the last year leveraged some sort of publicly available malware.Read more...
M-Trends #2: Everything Old is New Again - Targeted Attackers Using Passive Backdoors to Evade NetworksMay 16, 2012 2:54 PM By Grady Summers
May 14, 2012 4:45 PM By Grady Summers
May 30, 2012 2:54 PM By Grady Summers
Recently we hosted Mandiant's fifth Executive Threat Briefing of the year, a lunch event at RN74 in Seattle, WA. We had a great crowd representing a cross-section of companies in the Seattle area, which led to some interesting dialog on how we should respond to cyber espionage and advanced targeted threats.Read more...