Top Cyber Firm, FireEye, Says It’s Been Hacked By A Foreign Govt.


FireEye’s clients after huge breaches have included Sony and Equifax. Hackers targeted its “Red Team” tools.

When governments or companies around the world get hacked, the cyber-security firm FireEye often gets called to come in and investigate.

But the California-based company said Tuesday that its own cyber defenses suffered a major breach by what it believes was a “state-sponsored attack.”

FireEye didn’t name a country, but some media reports said suspicion immediately fell on Russia and its intelligence services.

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