Facebook doxes APT32, links Vietnam’s primary hacking group to local IT firm

In a surprising and unexpected announcement on Thursday, the Facebook security team has revealed the real identity of APT32, one of today’s most active state-sponsored hacking group, believed to be linked to the Vietnamese government.

The company said it took this step after it detected APT32 using its platform to spread malware in attempts to infect users.

“Our investigation linked this activity to CyberOne Group [archived website, archived Facebook page], an IT company in Vietnam (also known as CyberOne Security, CyberOne Technologies, Hành Tinh Company Limited, Planet and Diacauso),” said Nathaniel Gleicher, Head of Security Policy at Facebook, and Mike Dvilyanski, Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager.

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Source: ZDNet