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'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested

'LeakTheAnalyst' Hacker Who Claimed to Have Hacked FireEye Arrested
November 02, 2017Wang Wei
Remember the hacker who claimed to have breached FireEye late July this year? That alleged hacker has been arrested and taken into custody Thursday by international law enforcement, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia informed the media. Late July, the hacker, whose name has not yet been disclosed, managed to hack the personal online accounts of a ‎Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Mandiant—a Virginia-based cybersecurity firm owned by the FireEye—and leaked nearly 32 megabytes of data belonging to Peretz. At that time, the hacker claimed that he had started #LeakTheAnalyst operation that aimed at doxing the security analysts who hunt hackers. The hacker also claimed to have had complete access to the company's internal networks since 2016. "Let's trash their reputation in the field," the hacker said. "It was fun to be inside a giant company named "Mandiant" we enjoyed watching how they try to protect their clients and how their dumb analysts are trying to reve

Hacker Leaks Data From Mandiant (FireEye) Senior Security Analyst

Hacker Leaks Data From Mandiant (FireEye) Senior Security Analyst
July 31, 2017Wang Wei
Reportedly, at least one senior cyber security analyst working with Mandiant, a Virginia-based cybersecurity firm owned by the FireEye, appears to have had its system compromised by hackers, exposing his sensitive information on the Internet. On Sunday, an anonymous group of hackers posted some sensitive details allegedly belonged to Adi Peretz , a ‎Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Mandiant, claiming they have had complete access to the company's internal networks since 2016. The recent hack into Mandiant has been dubbed Operation # LeakTheAnalyst . Further Leaks from Mandiant Might Appear The hackers have leaked nearly 32 megabytes of data—both personal and professional—belonging to Peretz on Pastebin as proof, which suggests they have more Mandiant data that could be leaked in upcoming days. "It was fun to be inside a giant company named "Mandiant" we enjoyed watching how they try to protect their clients and how their dumb analysts are trying to reverse

Casino Sues Cyber Security Company Over Failure to Stop Hackers

Casino Sues Cyber Security Company Over Failure to Stop Hackers
January 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
IT security firm Trustwave has been sued by a Las Vegas-based casino operator for conducting an allegedly "woefully inadequate" investigation following a network breach of the casino operator's system. Affinity Gaming , an operator of 5 casinos in Nevada and 6 elsewhere in the United States, has questioned Trustwave's investigation for failing to shut down breach that directly resulted in the theft of credit card data, allowing credit card thieves to maintain their foothold during the investigation period. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court in Nevada, is one of the first cases of its kind where a client challenges a cyber security firm over the quality of its investigation following a hacking attack. Casino Sued an IT Security Firm Affinity Gaming said it hired Trustwave in late 2013 to analyze and clean up computer network intrusions that allowed attackers to obtain its customers' credit card data. It was reported that the details

'The Washington Post' compromised 3rd time in the last 3 years

'The Washington Post' compromised 3rd time in the last 3 years
December 20, 2013Anonymous
Security experts at Mandiant intelligence firm have discovered a new intrusion into the network of The Washington Post , it is the third time in the last three years. In time I'm writing it is still not clear the extension of the attack neither an estimation of the losses. Mandiant reported the incident to The Washington Post this week, confirming that exposed data include employees' credentials hash. " Hackers broke into The Washington Post's servers and gained access to employee user names and passwords, marking at least the third intrusion over the past three years, company officials said Wednesday. " a post of the news agency said. Early 2013 the New York Times has announced that during the previous months it was a victim of cyber espionage coordinated by Chinese hacker s, similar attacks was conducted against principal Americans news agencies. The hackers have tried to compromise the email account of journalists to steal sensitive information, they tried

Chinese Hackers group 'Comment Crew' is still active and operating under cover

Chinese Hackers group 'Comment Crew' is still active and operating under cover
June 27, 2013Anonymous
Security experts are confident that the Chinese hackers group known as Comment Crew is still operating under cover. " The Comment Crew is back again " this is the rumor within Intelligence community, researchers suspect the involvement of the group of hackers in the recent cyber dispute between U.S. and China. Let's make a step back, last February Mandiant Intelligence firm released an interesting report that revealed an enterprise-scale computer espionage campaign dubbed APT1. Mandiant linked the APT1 attacks, that compromised 141 organizations in seven years, to Chinese military unit called " 61398 ". The is very interesting is that the security firm identified a common pattern for the attacks conducted by Chinese hackers group, it was also able to define a series of key indicators for identifying ongoing APT attacks. Mandiant security firm had monitored the group during last years and report details its operations, it wasn't the only one FireEye is anoth

Mandiant revealed Chinese APT1 Cyber Espionage campaign

Mandiant revealed Chinese APT1 Cyber Espionage campaign
February 19, 2013Anonymous
Few weeks after the discovery of the sophisticated cyber espionage campaign against principal US media The Mandiant® Intelligence Center ™ released an shocking report that reveals an enterprise-scale computer espionage campaign dubbed APT1. The term APT1 is referred to one of the numerous cyber espionage campaign that stolen the major quantity of information all over the world. The evidences collected by the security experts link APT1 to China's 2nd Bureau of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Staff Department's (GSD) 3rd Department (Military Cover Designator 61398) but what is really impressive is that the operation have been started in the distant 2006 targeting 141 victims across multiple industries. During the attacks the attackers have took over APT1 malware families and has revealed by the report APT1′s modus operandi (tools, tactics, procedures) including a compilation of videos showing actual APT1 activity. The Mandiant has also identified more than
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