FireEye Reveals Phishing Campaign Targeting India Organizations


FireEye_logo_EM2TYSONS CORNER, VA August 26, 2015 — FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) revealed last week that a barrage of cyber attacks that may be originating from China has been targeting India and other countries in Southeast Asia since 2011, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

The company said Thursday the group responsible has been targeting government, diplomatic, science and education entities, sending them emails containing attachments with a script that creates a backdoor on infected systems.

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“These attacks on India and its neighboring countries reflect growing interest in its foreign affairs, ” said Bryce Boland, FireEye chief technology officer for Asia Pacific.

“Organizations should redouble their cyber security efforts and ensure they can prevent, detect and respond to attacks in order to protect themselves.”

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