A recent targeted attack featured attackers using different technologies to perform reconnaissance activities on a particular target. Users should disable Office macros in their settings and be extra vigilant when enabling macros (especially when prompted) in documents.Read more...
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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 20, 2016 2:59 PM By Junfeng Yang | Advanced Malware
Our adversaries are familiar with the RTF format and the inner workings of Microsoft Word, and can devise obfuscation tricks to evade traditional signature-based detection. Understanding hackers perform obfuscation can in turn help us improve our detection of this type of malware.Read more...
November 30, 2014 11:18 PM By Kristen Dennesen, Barry Vengerik, Jonathan Wrolstad, Jordan Berry | Threat Intelligence
A group called FIN4 appears to be stealing insider information to obtain an edge on stock trading.
November 11, 2014 11:00 AM By J. Gomez
November 3, 2014 8:05 AM By Tony Cole | Threat Intelligence