APT1


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APT1Antigen Peptide Transporter
APT1Acyl Protein Thioesterase 1 (enzyme)
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Mandiant's investigation discovered APTl's cyber exploitations of a variety of industries since 2006, but first, it is important to acknowledge the geographic locations of these organizations and the industries targeted by APT1's efforts.
The Mandiant investigators have identified this unit, which they have named APT1 (for Advanced Persistent Threat 1) as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Unit 61398 in the Pudong New Area of Shanghai.
It said multiple details indicated the attackers, dubbed APT1 in its report, were from a military cyber warfare unit in Shanghai, though there was a small chance someone else might be responsible.
The report traced a hacker group Mandiant called APT1 and claimed the attackers are supported by "Unit 61398″ of China's People's Liberation Army.
Chinese hackers are currently the (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/438205/20130222/mandiant-report-chinese-hacking-used-bait-new.htm) default origin of any US-focused cyber-attack, but according to experts who have had sight of the research, the "indicators of compromise" point to the same group which was identified as "APT1" or "Comment Crew" by security firm Mandiant last month.
Canada, Britain and elsewhere to a group of operators known as the "Comment Crew" or "APT1," for "Advanced Persistent Threat 1," which it traced back to the People's Liberation Army Unit 61398.