The discovery of the notorious ‘state-sponsored’ APT1 cyber attack campaign achieved next to nothing.
FireEye chief operating officer Kevin Mandia, formerly founder of Mandiant, said that after its February 2013 reported exposed a Chinese military unit based in Shanghai, and linked it to an unprecedented international cyber spying campaign, codenamed APT1, the impact of the report since it had been published had been negligible.
“Fast forward a year [and] nothing’s happened. We didn’t have the impact we wanted. We wanted to instigate change. But now espionage is primarily out of China and it’s still going on,” he said at the MIRcon security conference, attended by V3.
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