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Targeted Attacks: 19 New Groups Discovered in 2017

June 15, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Threats & Incidents

Targeted attacks are defined by Symantec as the work of organized groups, not individuals. The majority of these groups are state sponsored, and their goal is usually intelligence gathering, disruption, sabotage or financial gain. In 2017, there were 140 targeted attack groups detected by Symantec, an increase of 19 from the previous year.
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