A Chinese APT is now going after Pulse Secure and Fortinet VPN servers


A group of Chinese state-sponsored hackers is targeting enterprise VPN servers from Fortinet and Pulse Secure after details about security flaws in both products became public knowledge last month.

The attacks are being carried out by a group known as APT5 (also known as Manganese), ZDNet has learned from sources familiar with the attacks.

According to a FireEye report, APT5 has been active since 2007, and “appears to be a large threat group that consists of several subgroups, often with distinct tactics and infrastructure.”

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Source: ZDNet