Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Update: PLA Cyber Actor & Mission

A review of academic work by members of the PLA revealed certain units publishing an increasing amount of papers on cyber security. One of these units was examined in detail to identify its personnel, expertise, location, and leadership. The results of this examination showed:
  • Personnel identified as authors of computer and network security articles.
  • Unit locations.
  • Increased spending on unit facilities.
Wapack Labs has reported extensively on Chinese cyber actors in the past. An archive of related reporting can be found in the Red Sky Alliance portal.

Actor Type: Tier IV
Serial: IA-001-2017
Country: CN
Report Date: 20170131