The fuzzy boundaries of APT41. — Research Saturday

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Researchers at FireEye recently released a report detailing the activities of APT41, a Chinese cyber threat group notable for the range of tools they use, their origins in the world of video gaming, and their willingness to shift from seemingly state-sponsored activity to hacking for personal gain.

Nalani Fraser and Fred Plan contributed to the report, and they join us to share their findings.

The original research is here:

https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2019/08/apt41-dual-espionage-and-cyber-crime-operation.html

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