Advanced adware with nation-state tactics — Research Saturday

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Adware is generally considered unsophisticated, and because of its low perceived threat level it's often ignored. Researchers at the Booz Allen Dark Labs' Advanced Threat Hunt Team have recently published research describing a more advanced type of adware, using infection techniques usually attributed to nation-state actors. Jay Novak is a threat hunter and tech lead at Booz Allen, and he takes us through their research. The CyberWire's Research Saturday is presented by the Hewlett Foundation Cyber Initiative. Learn more at https://www.hewlett.org/cyber/

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