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...
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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.
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
April 3, 2012 6:46 PM By Helena Brito
March 30, 2012 6:01 PM By Richard Bejtlich
March 6, 2012 4:04 PM By Helena Brito
Today is a big day. If you've followed us for a while you know that once a year we step back and take stock of what we've seen on the front lines battling targeted attacks. What is the advanced persistent threat (APT) up to? How are organized crime groups changing their tactics? What can organizations do to respond? Hot off the presses, M-Trends 2012, is full of facts, figures, case studies and recommendations. You can download the full report here. And we've got a webinar on March 16th to go over the report in detail.Read more...
February 29, 2012 5:03 PM By Richard Bejtlich
Last month in my blog post, Executive Briefing with Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff, I described an executive breakfast event held by Mandiant in Houston. On February 22nd Mandiant conducted a second executive breakfast in Washington, DC. This time our guest speakers included Mandiant CEO Kevin Mandia and General (retired) Michael Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Grady Summers, our new vice president for customer success, joined Kevin and General Hayden during a question and answer session, and I moderated the event. Despite occupying a larger room, we filled every chair, heard compelling presentations, and received many thoughtful comments and questions from our attendees.Read more...