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Advanced Persistent Threats: What Are They, Really?

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There seem to be as many definitions of APT as there are actual APTs. So what is an advanced persistent threat, really?

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Bprince
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Bprince,
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6/29/2014 | 4:33:50 PM
APT
The term APT does sometimes get overused, but fundamentally it is just a marketing term to me meant to describe sophisticated, targeted attacks. 

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JGhack
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JGhack,
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6/29/2014 | 10:30:09 AM
APT
Everytime someone mentions APT/Advanced Persisten Threat, Mandiant makes a million dollars!!! Dang they just made 2 million off of me.
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