This commercial research describes the unique characteristics of cyber attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide and is aimed at security professionals in order to better identify their attackers and tailor their defenses accordingly.
Here is a quick overview:
• Asia-Pacific: Home to large, bureaucratic hacker groups such as the “Comment Crew” who pursue many goals and targets in high-frequency, brute-force attacks.
• Russia/Eastern Europe: These cyber attacks are more technically advanced and highly effective at evading detection.
• Middle East: These hackers are dynamic, often using creativity, deception, and social engineering to trick users into compromising their own computers.
• United States The most complex, targeted, and rigorously engineered cyber attack campaigns to date.