[SecurityWeek] The Ongoing Reciprocal Relationship Between APTs and Cybercriminals

The two main villains of the cyber security world are the nation state-backed Advance Persistent Threats (APTs) and cybercriminals, with their comprehensive infrastructure and circles known as the dark web. Both threat actors are independent, each with its own goals, actors and methods. However, over the years there has been quite a lot of cross-pollination between the two. 

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