INCIDENT: FireEye Hit by Cyber Attack

FireEye said its own systems ended up attacked by what it called “a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities.”
The FireEye breach ended up disclosed in a blog post authored by Chief Executive Kevin Mandia. The post said “red team tools” were stolen as part of a highly sophisticated, likely “nation-state” hacking operation. It is not clear exactly when the hack initially took place.

Incident Date

December 8, 2020

Location

Global

Estimated Cost

none

Victims

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • FireEye Shares Details of Recent Cyber Attack, Actions to Protect Community
  • Security Provider FireEye Hit By Cyber Attack

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