In the wake of reports that Russian advanced threat groups hacked the Democratic National Committee, Brian Laing, VP of business development and products at advanced malware defense firm Lastline, spoke to at Black Hat about the evolution of APT and some of their more devious tactics.

According to Laing, attributing attacks to specific threat entities has become an increasingly difficult task for investigators and researchers due to certain actors reusing code originally created and used by different APT actors. See the full interview below for more.