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FireEye Purchases iSight, Focuses On Cyber Attacks Before They Happen

Posted on February 1st, 2016.

FireEye Inc paid $200 million to purchase iSight Partners Inc, a firm that deploys intelligence agents overseas in order to identify cyber attacks before they transpire. FireEye is adapting to changing threats in the cybersecurity realm with the bid. FireEye has been in the hardware and software business since 2006, focusing on the...

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XcodeGhost Malware Threatens iOS users, FireEye Warns

Posted on November 4th, 2015.

XcodeGhost malware remains a threat to iOS users, according to FireEye, the Milpitas, Calif.-based cyber security firm. In a Tuesday blog posting, FireEye noted that the threat remains despite the fact that Apple removed apps from the App Store and released more security features. The malware, despite Apple’s quick response, has been...

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Casino Had 150,000 Credit Card Numbers Stolen Last Year

Posted on October 14th, 2015.

If you’re using networked computers, the chances are, at some point, you’re going to be vulnerable to a breach. Security professionals understand this best, but also understand that there are a lot of things one can do to prevent security breaches. When dealing with other people’s money and personal information, the...

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XcodeGhost Malware Infects over 4,000 iOS Apps

Posted on September 24th, 2015.

Security researchers have discovered that the malicious app campaign plaguing Apple’s App Store is far worse than initially thought, with over 4000 App store applications affected by the XcodeGhost malware. It was less than a week ago when Apple suffered its first major malware attack targeting its App Store. At the time, it was believed...

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Cyber Criminal Group DD4BC Strikes Hong Kong Bank Websites

Posted on September 18th, 2015.

The DD4BC cyber criminal group has been attacking Hong Kong bank websites with disabling attacks, demanding they pay bitcoin ransoms, The South China Morning Post reported. This is the most recent report of this group’s activity, which has been reported worldwide. Akami, a web security and performance firm, said DD4BC has been targeting...

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Attackers Infect Cisco Routers with “SYNful Knock” Backdoor to Steal Data

Posted on September 15th, 2015.

Researchers have discovered significant, clandestine cyber attacks in countries across three continents where more than a dozen compromised Cisco routers have been found operating in the wild. Security researchers at FireEye have uncovered more than a dozen compromised routers operating in the wild as a part of attackers’ attempts to...

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Cyber Security Firm FireEye Reports Weakest Quarterly Revenue; CFO To Leave

Posted on August 1st, 2015.

FireEye Inc., the Milpitas, a Calif.-based cyber security firm, reported its weakest quarterly revenue growth since the company went public in 2013, according to Reuters. The company also reported that its chief financial officer, Michael Sheridan, will resign. FireEye Inc.’s shares fell 6.5 percent to $44.64 Thursday in after-market...

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Hackers Target Syrian Rebels By Posing As Pretty Women

Posted on February 6th, 2015.

Hackers are targeting Syrian rebels by posing as women in support of the opposition, then sending pictures infected with viruses over Skype.