DDoS attacks are beginning to resemble advanced persistent threats, evidenced by long durations, repetition and changing attack vectors aimed at evading simple, signature-based defense systems, according to Imperva.
In early spring 2015, Kaspersky Lab detected a cyber-intrusion affecting several of its internal systems.
Once an adversary gains initial access into a network the vast majority, many of whom are maneuvering adroitly throughout the organization with stolen credentials, go undetected; sometimes for years.
A China-based APT group has been using Microsoft’s TechNet web portal to host encoded Command and Control IP addresses for its BLACKCOFFEE malware, FireEye researchers have revealed.
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are designed to spread, morph and hide within IT infrastructure to perpetrate a long term attack, posing a significant threat to the security of corporate data.
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