Security researchers working at OpenDNS' Security Labs have developed NLPRank, a new system that helps detect - quickly and relatively accurately - phishing and malware-download sites set up by APT threat actors.
Ordinary employees, privileged users and the supply chain – such as contractors and third party service providers – are all conduits for a traditional insider threat, according to Vormetric.
As more details about the Anthem data breach come to light, sources close to the investigation say that Chinese state-sponsored hackers might be behind the attack.
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors are generally considered to be among the most sophisticated cyber exploiters out there.
Cyber attackers, especially persistent ones, use a variety of tools to break into target systems, assure their continuing presence in them and hide their actions, and exfiltrate information from them.
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