Targeted Cyber Attacks

Targeted Cyber Attacks

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Cyber-crime increasingly impacts both the online and offline world, and targeted attacks play a significant role in disrupting services in both. Targeted attacks are those that are aimed at a particular individual, group, or type of site or service. Unlike worms and viruses that usually attack indiscriminately, targeted attacks involve intelligence-gathering and planning to a degree that drastically changes its profile. Individuals, corporations, and even governments are facing new threats from targeted attacks. Targeted Cyber Attacks examines real-world examples of directed attacks and provides insight into what techniques and resources are used to stage these attacks so that you can counter them more effectively. A well-structured introduction into the world of targeted cyber-attacks Includes analysis of real-world attacks Written by cyber-security researchers and expertsThe e-mail carried an XLS file containing exploit code of a then unknown vulnerability. ... The complete technical analysis of the exploit used in RSA breach shows how strongly the vulnerability was exploited in the embedded SWF (Adobe fileanbsp;...

Title:Targeted Cyber Attacks
Author:Aditya Sood, Richard Enbody
Publisher:Syngress - 2014-04-18


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