Read why Danny Palmer says that there is no difference between cyber criminals and state backed hackers on ZDNet :
Organised cybercrime is now as sophisticated as any government-backed hacking group — and businesses are losing the fight against both. Cybercriminal groups are more organised than ever. Many of the most sophisticated groups operate as if they were a legitimate internet software company — and they’re rivalling the capabilities of even the most highly drilled state-sponsored hacking group.
Read his full article here.