How Vulnerabilities in Wireless Networks Can Enable Advanced Persistent Threats

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With the tremendous popularity of mobile devices and their increasing adoption in the corporate environments, there is a larger opportunity for Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) to exploit vulnerabilities in wireless and mobility networks. We review several vulnerabilities and successful attacks in this domain, and evaluate the possibility of these attacks to be used by APTs. Our analysis shows that known attacks in the mobility domain are powerful enough to contribute to the success of an APT operation
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Advanced Persistent Threat; Security; Wireless Communications

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