Indictment of APT 3 threat actors
Date of report
  • November 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice indicted three members of Boyusec, a China-based internet security firm, on charges including conspiring to commit computer fraud and abuse and conspiring to commit trade-secret theft. The victims included Moody’s Analytics, Siemens, and Trimble. Though not mentioned in the indictment, Boyusec is believed to work on behalf of China’s Ministry of State Security.
Suspected victims
  • Moody's Analytics
  • Siemens
  • Trimble
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response