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PRC Cyber Capabilities Study

A report prepared by Northrop Grumman on Chinese capability to wage information warfare offers some valuable insights into the nature of professional and national security cyber-attack teams. REPORT ON CHINESE CYBER WARFARE & ESPIONAGE – [uscc.gov] “Capability of the People’s Republic of China to Conduct Cyber Warfare and Computer Network Exploitation” Prepared for The US-China […]

APT (more)

A new paper that discussed Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) has been released by Mandiant and has sparked new interest in the topic. excerpt from the original post on APT APT or Advanced Persistent Threat describes cyber attacks mounted by organizational teams that have deep resources, advanced penetration skills, specific target profiles and are remarkably persisent […]

Advanced Persistent Threat

APT or Advanced Persistent Threat describes cyber attacks mounted by organizational teams that have deep resources, advanced penetration skills, specific target profiles and are remarkably persisent in their efforts. They tend to use sophisticated custom malware that can circumvent most defenses, stealthy tactics and demonstrate good situational awareness by evaluating defenders responses and escalating their […]