Lesser Skilled Cybercriminals Adopt Nation-State Hacking Methods

Relatively unskilled, criminally motivated hackers are increasingly adopting the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) typically used by more sophisticated nation-stated backed adversaries. This is one of the findings of new analysis by security vendor CrowdStrike of intrusion detection engagements at customer locations between January and June this year.

This trend spells trouble for enterprises because it means that no one is really safe from sophisticated attacks, says Jennifer Ayers, vice president of CrowdStrike’s OverWatch and security response team.

Read more about the findings of the new research on DarkReading.