News and Updates on Information Technology

United States – FireEye

Exploit: Hacking (Nation-State)
FireEye: Cybersecurity Solutions Development and Testing

Risk to Small Business: 1.411 = Severe

FireEye was also impacted in this week’s suspected Russian hacking operation. Hackers were able to penetrate FireEye’s systems security to obtain several of their vaunted Red Team tools. FireEye immediately detected the hack and released a statement exposing it. That was the first domino in the cybersecurity disaster cascade. 

Individual Risk: No personal or consumer information was reported as impacted in this incident.

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Even the biggest kids on the block can be taken down by determined hackers. Reviewing and updating cybersecurity and incident response plans has to be a top priority in 2020.