A malware that allows ATMs to automatically dispense cash without any card in the machine . The same malware had a key logger functionality that recorded bank employees keystrokes and used that info to steal millions out of the bank . It is time to move to signatureless anti-malware defenses rather than using signature dependent anti-virus solutions .
Advanced Persistent Threats are usually sponsored by States . These threat agents have enormous resources . With time and the enormous resources behind them , it is a matter of time before they breach the target’s network. We should have mechanism in place to detect and mitigate such breaches as soon as they occur . Our goal here should be simple. Limit the damage as it is very difficult to prevent such attacks .