The processes and tools behind a true APT campaign: Reconnaissance

Reconnaissance marks the first step in the APT campaign, where attackers identify their targets and how to attack them

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This article is part of a series about APT campaigns. The other topics covered in this series are weaponization and delivery, exploitation and installation, command and control, and exfiltration.

In part one of a series on understanding the processes and tools behind an APT-based incident, CSO examines the reconnaissance aspect of an attacker's campaign. This is the first step of many, and often helps the attacker identify who to attack and how.

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