Month: December 2020

U.S. Hackers have likely “gone to ground”

Karim Hijazi, who served as the director of intelligence of the cybersecurity firm Mandiant and now serves as CEO of the security firm Prevailion, said the hackers will likely have “gone to ground” at this point.

Who’s Impacted by TA505 and Why It Matters

While threat actors like Cozy Bear and Fancy Bear get a lot of attention, there is another sophisticated crime actor that companies need to be watching out for. The group is called TA505 and it is believed to be a Russian criminal operation. However, there may be more to this group’s activities than purely financial […]

‘Most pristine espionage effort’ in modern history right under the US’s nose

“This was the most pristine espionage effort, unlike anything we’ve seen in a very long time,” said Karim Hijazi, a former intelligence community contractor. “Everyone in the cybersecurity community is freaking out, because we don’t know where this could stop.”

TD Ameritrade – SolarWinds – Karim Hijazi’s Cybersecurity notes

Prevailion CEO Karim Hijazi discusses SolarWinds compromise with TD Ameritrade Network’s Oliver Renick.

Hackers Used Obscure Texas IT Vendor to Attack U.S. Agencies

As of mid-day Monday, the malicious update was still available for download on SolarWind’s website, according to Karim Hijazi, founder and chief executive of Prevailion Inc., a Maryland-based cybersecurity firm. Hijazi said his team compared the available download with security alerts identifying the tampered update, and it’s an exact match.

Webinar – Undisclosed Breach Intelligence

Prevailion, a global leader in cyber adversary intelligence, today announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.

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