Advanced Persistent Teenagers

April 6, 2022

The Original APT: Advanced Persistent Teenagers

This post was originally published on this siteMany organizations are already struggling to combat cybersecurity threats from ransomware purveyors and state-sponsored hacking groups, both of which tend to take days or weeks to pivot from an opportunistic malware infection to a full blown data breach. But few organizations have a playbook for responding to the kinds of virtual “smash and grab” attacks we’ve seen recently from LAPSUS$, a juvenile data extortion group whose short-lived, low-tech and remarkably effective tactics have put some of the world’s biggest corporations on edge. Since surfacing in late 2021, LAPSUS$ has gained access to the […]