Hackers kick off #leaktheanalyst campaign by dumping data of $1bn security firm


It’s enough to send chills down the spine of any security analyst. Rather than keeping an eye on the hackers, the hackers keep an eye on you, infiltrating your network and stealing your data, before unleashing it to the world in a very public, and very embarrassing way. That nightmare scenario became reality for the Virginia-based Mandiant Security and one of its employees, Adi Peretz, after hackers spent a year inside of his computer. Peretz, who works as a ‎Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst, has become the victim of “Operation #LeakTheAnalyst,” and appears to be collateral damage in a backlash against…

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