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APT-doxing group exposes APT17 as Jinan bureau of China's Security Ministry

By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day

This is the third Chinese cyber-espionage group (also known as an APT, or advanced persistent threat) that Intusion Truth has doxed in as many years.

They previously revealed the secret identities of individuals part of two Chinese hacker groups in May 2017 and August 2018 -- namely APT3 and APT10.


Now, Intrusion Truth is back with another series of exposés. Over the past week, the shadowy white-hat group has published details about three individuals it believes are behind APT17.

APT17 is a codename -- together with Deputy Dog and Axiom -- that cyber-security firms have assigned to the group of hackers responsible for a series of similar cyberattacks that have happened in the early 2010s [1, 2, 3, 4, 5], and which have targeted everything from private companies to government agencies, in countries all over the world.

Intrusion Truth has now doxed a man running four Chinese companies and believed to be an officer of the Chinese Ministry of State Security, along with two hackers [1, 2], both who are believed to have worked for the named companies.

For details read original at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/apt-doxing-group-expose-apt17-as-jinan-bureau-of-chinas-security-ministry/

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