Hacktivists, nation-states & more: 40 of the names behind cyberattacks

Cybersecurity is top-of-mind for healthcare executives. The largest data breach in the healthcare industry occurred just last year, and the threat of cyberattacks remains active.

Here are 40 hacktivists, nation-state hacker groups and mercenary hackers included in the Primer on Advanced Persistent Threat Groups released by two Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology leaders.

China

1. Blue Termite/Cloudy Omega/Emdivi  

2. The Elderwood Platform

3. Axiom  

4. Hidden Lynx/Aurora

5. Deep Panda/Black Vine/Pupa  

6. PLA Unit 61398

7. Putter Panda

8. Naikon

9. Mirage

France

10. Animal Farm

Iran

11. Tarh Andishan/Operation Cleaver

12. Ajax/FLYING KITTEN/Saffron Rose  

Israel

13. Dudu/DQ

North Korea

14.  Bureau 121/Guardians of Peace/Dark Seoul

Russia

15. Energetic Bear/Dragonfly/Havex Crouching Yeti/Koala Team

16. Uroburos/Epic Turla/Snake/SnakeNet

17. APT 28/Sofacy Group/Sednit Group/Tsar Team/Fancy Bear/Operation Pawnstorm

18. PinchDuke

19. GeminiDuke

20. CosmicDuke/Tinybaron/BotgenStudios/NemesisGemina

21. MiniDuke

22. OnionDuke

23. APT 29/Hammertoss/Hammerduke

24. CozyDuke/CozyCare/CozyBear/Office Monkeys/Cozer/EuroAPT

25. SeaDuke/SeaDaddy/SeaDask

26. CloudDuke/MiniDionis/CloudLook

27. Sandworm/Quedagh/BlackEnergy

28. Carbanak  

South Korea

29. Dark Hotel/Tapaoux/Nemim/Pioneer/Karba

Syria

30. The Syrian Electronic Army

United States

31. Butterfly Group/Morpho

32. Regin/Prax/WarriorPride

33. Flame/Flamer/Skywiper

34. America's Most Elite Line of Cyber-Defense: Tailored Access Operations

35. EQUATION Group

Global

36. Anonymous (Hacktivist group)

Unknown nationality

37. Hellsing

38. Moker

39. Shrouded Crossbow

40. Santa APT

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