On May 18, 2016, FireEye Labs observed a suspected Pakistan-based APT group sending spear phishing emails to Indian government officials. This threat actor has been active for several years and conducting suspected intelligence collection operations against South Asian political and military targets.Read more...
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May 4, 2016 4:00 AM By Yogi Chandiramani, Jens Monrad | Targeted Attack
Malicious actors targeting entities in the EMEA region are going to become even more disruptive by either changing data or destroying it. A new report provides an overview of the advanced persistent threats targeting computer networks in that area during the second half of 2015.Read more...
July 29, 2015 3:21 PM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Threat Intelligence
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.
September 17, 2014 7:28 PM By Jen Weedon | Threat Intelligence
Today, the Senate Armed Services Committee released information indicating that China-based threat actors were heavily targeting TRANSCOM, the U.S. military’s logistics arm. In terms of the private sector contractors impacted, the intrusions detailed in the Levin report mirror activity FireEye has observed: we frequently see nation state threat actors target not only government, but also private sector organizations in order to obtain military intelligence.Read more...
August 6, 2014 10:04 AM By Ned Moran, Mike Scott, Joshua Homan | Targeted Attack