What do cyberattackers want? According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, it depends. And the most dangerous ones are the ones that really know what they want: the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT). They APT isn’t easily defined, but think of APTs as professional thieves, going after high-value targets and using sophisticated techniques. They are Thomas Crown to the every Eddie Coynes of the world. There’s more discussion of APTs on the Advanced Cyber Security Center’s website.
Random Cyberattackers Versus the Advanced Persistent Threat
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