Hackers from a group known as APT 29 or Cozy Bear, attributed to Russia’s SVR foreign intelligence service, carried out the breach against U.S.-based FireEye. Attackers made off with some of its offensive tools but almost certainly not as devastating as it may first sound. FireEye uses its “red team” tools to mimic those used in real attacks and look for vulnerabilities in its customers’ digital systems the way real adversaries would. FireEye is offering more than 300 “countermeasures” meant to make it more difficult for Russia to use the stolen hacking tools effectively. The company has incorporated these digital antidotes, essentially detection mechanisms and blocking tools, into its own security products, has shared them with other firms, and has released them publicly.
NOTE: By Clicking in the “MORE” Link You Will be Leaving CardBuzz or Sites Owned and Operated by Ruebud Media. While CardBuzz Carefully Selects Articles Published by Established and Credible Sources We Are Not Responsible for 100% Accuracy of Third-Party Content. Any Opinions Offered within the Content Are Solely by the Source and not CardBuzz or its Affiliates or Partners.
CardBuzz Focus Areas: e-commerce; m-commerce; m-wallets; biometrics; cryptocurrency; artificial Intelligence; blockchain; fintech; fraud; NFC; POS; NFC; EMV; P2P; credit cards; debit cards; charge cards; prepaid cards; cross-border; cybersecurity; processing; consumer banking; loans; debt; insurance; mortgage; investing; saving; debt collection; sub-prime; consumer confidence; business confidence; investor confidence;
OTHER RELATED SERVICES:
PYRPTS (global payment reports)
PYVNTS (global payment events)
BankCenter (payment news releases)
CardFlash (payment executive news)
CardTrak (consumer payment news)
CardData (quarterly payment data)
CardBuzz is a Division of Ruebud Media, Inc.