The challenges of tracking APT attacks

Advanced persistent threats (APT) are a type of attack that’s usually carried out or sponsored by a nation-state, and unlike other types of malware attacks, these pose their own challenges. There are different phases of an APT attack. Typically, an APT threat actor will perform some kind of reconnaissance on their target (looking at their social media profile, a company directory, trying to find an email address, etc.), and then target their victim by sending, … More

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