Learn more about Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) from Charles Denyer, one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity experts and keynote speakers.
An Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a stealthy, prolonged computer attack in which somebody or some group gains unauthorized access to a network, ultimately remaining undetected for an extended period of time. APT’s have all types of motives – political, social, business – you name it.
Notable APT Attacks
- Titan Rain – 2003 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titan_Rain)
- Sykipot Attacks – 2006 (https://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/sykipot-attacks)
- GhostNet – 2009 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GhostNet)
- Stuxnet Worm – 2010 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuxnet)
- Deep Panda – 2015 (https://krebsonsecurity.com/tag/deep-panda/)
Individuals and group performing ATP measures generally undertake the following lifecycle:
- Target specific organizations for a singular objective.
- Attempt to gain a foothold in the environment (common tactics include spear phishing emails).
- Use the compromised systems as access into the target network.
- Deploy additional tools that help fulfill the attack objective.
- Cover tracks to maintain access for future initiatives.
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