What new dangers will we face from cyber threat actors in 2015?

December 8, 2014

Costin Raiu, director of Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) will be sharing his expert team’s predictions for 2015 during a special webinar on December 11.

The predictions are based on a deep analysis of more than 60 threat actors responsible for highly sophisticated and high-profile targeted attacks. Some of the biggest campaigns
uncovered by Kaspersky Lab include RedOctoberFlameNetTravelerMinidukeEpic TurlaCareto/Mask and others.

As a result of this work, Kaspersky Lab has consistently been among the first to report on emerging trends in the world of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). This includes the rise of cyber mercenaries which can be contracted to launch lightning-style attacks and, more recently, attacks through unusual vectors such as hotel WiFi.

By closely observing both threat actors and campaigns, GReAT has been able to compile a unique list of the most significant emerging threats in the APT world.

Kaspersky Lab believes that these will play an important role in 2015 and deserve special attention, both from an intelligence point of view and with technologies designed to stop them.

The online webinar will take place on December 11th at 11 AM CET (Central European time).