What it Does: FireEye (FEYE) provides malware protection systems (MPS) to enterprises and governments. FireEye just released a report that said it had gained visibility into 23 different servers used to command and coordinate attacks by Chinese entities on foreign ministries in five European countries. The attacks date back to 2010.
Market Cap: $4.5 billion
The Big Trend: Cyber criminals launched 1.5 billion web attacks in 2012, infiltrating 6.5 million unique domains. Malicious codes corrupted servers in the Internet zones of 202 countries, just 20 of which accounted for 96.1% of all of those detected by IT security vendor Kapersky Labs.
Stock YTD: +2.5% (IPO launched on Sept. 20, 2013)