Advanced Persistent Threat Outlook 2022



Advanced persistent threats, which focus on cyberespionage goals, are a constant threat. This activity keeps growing and evolving as more threat actors increase their skill. Kaspersky released its APT for 2022 and shared interesting thoughts on next year’s landscape.

1. An influx of new APT actors

NSO, an Israeli company providing services including offensive security, is being accused of providing governments with spyware that was ultimately turned on journalists and activists.Zeroday exploit market keeps growing, while more and more software vendors start selling offensive capabilities. More players will pitch in to gain more profit

2. Mobile devices targeting

Targetting mobile devices is not a new topic to discuss. Android allows more easily the installation of third-party applications, which results in a more cybercriminal oriented malware environment, while iOS is mostly targeted by advanced nation-state sponsored cyberespionage. Malware attack will get sophisticated and we will see more attacks accompanied inevitable denial from attackers


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