FireEye detects more attacks on industry, Siemens targeted heavily
Cybersecurity company FireEye warns of the increase in hacking tools aimed at Industrial Control Systems (ICS). Research by FireEye shows that more and more such tools are being distributed, making it much easier to penetrate and manipulate business systems.
The hacking tools aimed at ICS are no... Read more
‘GDPR ensures faster detection of cyber attacks’
According to FireEye, becoming a victim of a cyber attack is still common enough, but the company found that such attacks are being detected more and more quickly. According to the company, the reason for this is the use of stricter regulations regarding data collection, such as the General Data Pr... Read more
Citrix launches security intrusion detection tool
Citrix and FireEye have announced that they are launching a new tool to combat the security error that has caused quite a few problems in recent weeks. The tool is available for free in the GitHub repositories of both Citrix and FireEye, and is designed to recognise if a user's system has been hack... Read more
FireEye buys startup for testing effectiveness security Verodin
FireEye took over Verodin for $250 million. Verodin is a company that can run a review for the existing security setup, and thus find holes in the coverage of that security.
Verodin has raised 33 million dollars in the five years of its existence, writes TechCrunch. The company can therefore test ho... Read more
Adobe Flash security tool Flashmingo now open source available
Security company FireEye has made Flashmingo open source available. Flashmingo is a framework for the automatic analysis of SWF files, writes ZDNet. The framework should enable analysts to further investigate suspicious Flash samples with minimal effort.
Adobe Flash should disappear in 2020, but sti... Read more
FireEye launches Windows Command VM for pen tests
Security company FireEye and Mandiant have jointly announced the Complete Mandiant Offensive VM (Command VM) suite. This is a system aimed at pentesters and Red Teams. The suite has to compete with Linux Kali.
Offensive Security's Linux Cali platform is the most widely used by pentesters because of... Read more
Microsoft: Hackers steel large sums of financial institutions
According to Microsoft, hackers, sponsored by governments, were able to raise large sums of money last year by successfully breaking into major financial institutions.
Microsoft knows that hackers have broken into several financial institutions, stealing money. The technology giant is aware of this ... Read more
“Ryuk-ransomware is Russian-made.
Researchers from Crowdstrike, FireEye and McAfee Labs argue that the ransomware called Ryuk is made in Russia. Earlier it was thought that the ransomware had been developed and used by North Koreans. Silicon Angle, among others, writes about the findings.
Ryuk was discovered last summer and managed ... Read more
Large-scale DNS hack focuses on companies worldwide
A new hack campaign has been discovered that uses various techniques to manipulate the DNS records of several organisations worldwide. FireEye researchers are writing about the campaign. The records of governments, telecom companies and internet infrastructure organizations are being hacked.
The cam... Read more
“Potentially life-threatening Triton malware made on behalf of the Russian government.
Security researchers report that a research institute affiliated with Russia is behind malware that could have major consequences. The malware in question was found in a Saudi Arabian power plant in the course of 2017 and appeared to be specifically targeted at critical infrastructure.
That's what F... Read more