Archive for 'May 2013'
APT1 Three Months Later – Significantly Impacted, Though Active & Rebuilding
On 18 February 2013, Mandiant <a href="http://intelreport.mandiant.com/" target="_blank">released a report</a> exposing one of China's cyber espionage units. The group, which Mandiant calls APT1, is one of the most prolific we track in terms of the sheer quantity of information it has stolen. The scale and impact of APT1′s operations compelled us to write the report and <a href="http://intelreport.mandiant.com/" target="_blank">release more than 3,000 Indicators</a> to help organizations defend against APT1's tactics. The report linked APT1 to a unit within China's People's Liberation Army and received widespread attention <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/technology/chinas-army-is-seen-as-tied-to-hacking-against-us.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0" target="_blank">from the media </a>and from the U.S. government.