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-attacksIncludes analysis of real-world attacksWritten by cyber-security researchers and experts
- Publisher:Syngress; 1st edition (April 18, 2014)
- Publication date:April 18, 2014
- File size:6075 KB
- Enhanced typesetting:Enabled
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- Print length:138 pages
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