It is no secret that nation states like China and Russia are attacking U.S.-based businesses in an attempt to steal valuable trade secrets. From a cybersecurity perspective, a key question organizations face is whether they should focus on reactively protecting assets from the bad guys, or to take a more proactive approach to find and contain adversaries who are already in their environment.Read more...
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Threat Research Blog
FireEye posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. These blog posts cover everything from exploits and vulnerabilities, to advanced malware and targeted attacks.
May 14, 2012 4:45 PM By Grady Summers
April 16, 2012 4:08 PM By Richard Bejtlich
Recently you may have heard comments to the effect that "Every major company in the United States has already been penetrated by China," or "there are two kinds of Fortune 500 companies: those that know they've been hacked, and those that don't yet know". I thought it might be helpful to share Mandiant's perspective based on the incident response work we do for our product and professional services customers.Read more...
What Does Bob Dylan Have in Common with Cybercriminals? How Times are A-Changin' for Cybercriminals and their TargetsApril 10, 2012 5:56 PM By Helena Brito
The times they are a-changin'. Not only is that a great song by music legend Bob Dylan, it is also what we have found to be the case about cybercriminals targeting the financial industry. If you have read our latest M-Trends industry report you have seen the case study that explains this trend. If not, I highly recommend reading the report as it discusses the top trends we've seen during the last year in the field.Read more...
March 30, 2012 6:01 PM By Richard Bejtlich