While NGFWs continue to be a vital part of an organisation's protection, they were designed for a time before advanced targeted threats started attacking our enterprises, which often go undetected.
A bug in Microsoft Windows has been used by Russian-based hackers to infiltrate a number of states in the West to try and pilfer information linked to the conflict in Ukraine.
Windows XP users in emerging countries including India and Brazil have been hit hardest by the vulnerability that was originally patched up by Microsoft back in 2010.
FireEye’s top security predictions for 2014 show that cooperation between companies across the globe will help to identify and shut down cybercrime groups.
FireEye Labs have discovered two new exploits with one described as “exceptionally accomplished and elusive” with the attackers possessing the ability to make it grow and evolve as time goes by.