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FAS

Abbreviation for the Incoterm Free Alongside Ship.

Free Alongside Ship

In maritime, international commerce, an agreement between a buyer (importer) and a seller (exporter) in which the seller is responsible for the transportation and risk of the good until it is within reach of the ship's crane, at which point the buyer assumes responsibility for both. That is, the seller does not bear the expense or risk of actually loading the good onto the ship. The buyer is responsible for clearing the good through customs in both the home country and the country of delivery.
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Mandiant's evidence confirmed that APT1 stole hundreds of terabytes of sensitive data from the computer networking systems of more than 141 organizations located across the globe.
(141) Mandiant also reported that APT1 stole sensitive data from several organizations practically at the same time.
19, 2013), archived at http://perma.cc/9R8M-RKUT (discussing the release of Mandiant's findings coupled with China's adamant albeit suspect denial of the accusations); see also MANDIANT, APT1: Exposing One of China's Cyber Espionage Units 2 (2013), archived at http://perma.cc/J65E-UQLB (affirming China's involvement in a major cyber espionage campaign against the United States and other UN organizations).
Our analysis has led us to conclude that APT1 is likely government-sponsored and one of the most persistent of China's cyber threat actors.
(140) Mandiant, APT1: Exposing One of China's Cyber, Espionage Units, February 19, 2013, p.
(3.) Mandiant, APT1: Exposing One of China's Cyber Espionage Units ([Washington, DC: Mandiant, 2013]), 2, 3, 20, 59, http://intelreport.mandiant.com/Mandiant_APT1_Report.pdf.
information security company, documented extensive economic cyber espionage by a Chinese unit (designated as "APT1") with alleged links to the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) against 141 firms, covering 20 industries, since 2006.
also located in precisely the same area from which APT1 activity