In today's cyber threat landscape, identifying your enemy is a crucial piece of any defense plan. Finding out who your attackers are, how they work, and what they want is critical to protecting your data and intellectual property.
Fortunately, breached computer systems, like any crime scene, contain a trail of clues. Drawing from a sample of nearly 1,500 campaigns tracked by FireEye, this paper describes the
facets of malware attacks and what they often reveal about the culprits.
By examining these areas, security professionals can make great strides in identifying threat actors and better defend their organizations against future cyber assaults.