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What Are Advanced Persistent Threats & How To Prevent Them

10
Jul
2017
What Are Advanced Persistent Threats & How To Prevent Them

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Financial gain is often the main motivator behind advanced attacks. So, with that in mind, let’s take a closer look at an APT that targeted a Bangladesh bank, whose purpose was to transfer around $951 million into the cybercriminal’s bank accounts.

The malware exploited vulnerabilities in the bank’s SWIFT financial platform by patching a specific library, making the host application believe a failed security check had in fact succeeded.

This gave the malware the privileges to grant itself the ability to execute database transactions on the victim network.

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