Finland recently reported that a hacker group, linked to China’s Communist government, was behind an attempt to spy on the Finish parliament.
HELSINKI (AP) – Finland´s domestic security agency said Thursday that the cybergroup APT31, which is generally linked to the Chinese government, was likely behind a cyberspying attack on the information systems of the Nordic country´s parliament. […]
The agency added that “according to Supo intelligence, APT31 was responsible for the attack”. It didn´t mention China by name or the group´s alleged links to the government in Beijing. The statement posted also on the agency’s Twitter site in English. […]
FireEye, one of the world´s major cybersecurity firms, and other data security firms have linked APT31 to the Chinese government or operations conducted on its orders.