What is an advanced persistent threat (APT)? And 5 signs you've been hit with one

    Date07 Feb 2019
    466
    Posted BySuper User (gdadmin)

    An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a cyberattack executed by criminals or nation-states with the intent to steal data or surveil systems over an extended time period. The attacker has a specific target and goal, and has spent time and resources to identify which vulnerabilities they can exploit to gain access, and to design an attack that will likely remain undetected for a long time.

    You are not authorised to post comments.

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Has your email account ever been pwned in a data breach?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 2 answer(s).
    /component/communitypolls/?task=poll.vote
    12
    radio
    [{"id":"53","title":"Yes","votes":"2","type":"x","order":"1","pct":100,"resources":[]},{"id":"54","title":"No","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"2","pct":0,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    Advisories

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.