US government agencies have been hit by a widespread campaign of cyberattacks by hackers who were suspected of exploiting a flaw in the update of a US software company.
Unless you’re an IT guru, or someone whose professional duties include protecting computer networks from cyberattacks, you may not have heard of FireEye, a little company specialising in digital warfare.
FireEye, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the US, has been hacked, likely by a government, and an arsenal of hacking tools used to test the defences of its clients has been stolen.
Cyberattackers in Iran could be behind a wave of hacks on government and communications infrastructure that will require a coordinated global response to repel, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye.
Microsoft, cybersecurity analysts, and Ukrainian police say the global hack that has disrupted companies across the globe can be traced to a Ukrainian accounting software producer called M.E.Doc. The cybercrime unit of the