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