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Security researchers have blown the lid off another Chinese PLA hacking group. Kunming-based Unit 78020 of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) specialises hacking Southeast Asian military, diplomatic, and economic targets, according to new research by security intelligence firm ThreatConnect. The APT group – commonly known as …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What about the popular people's front liberation army?

    1. WereWoof

      Tooting Popular Front?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Obligatory response...

    Splitters!

  3. Your alien overlord - fear me

    Bit harsh claiming just because someone is using his handle, he's a cyber-crim. It might be some idolised perps are (in their mind) honouring him.

  4. x 7 Silver badge

    whats his mobile phone number?

    wheres the nearest drone base? expect a surprise "terrorist" explosion in China soon

  5. Mark 85 Silver badge

    WTF?

    Is it a lack of security awareness, hubris, or something else that allows various researchers find out "names" of some of the Chinese cyber-spies?

    I wonder how the governments in the west would react if suddenly China, Russia, et al, were to reveal names of operative cyber-spies within the 5-eyes and started issuing arrest warrants for them.

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