Who is Mr Wang?

Who is Mr Wang?

In our last article we identified Jinan Quanxin Technology Co. Ltd. (济南全欣方沅科技有限公司) and the Jinan Anchuang Information Technology Co. Ltd. (济南安创信息科技有限公司) as companies associated with Guo Lin (郭林), a likely MSS Officer in Jinan.

Jinan Fanglang Information Technology Company

As disclosed previously by this blog, the antorsoft[.]com domain name listed the main address for Jinan Quanxin Fangyuan as 238, Jing Shi Dong Lu, Jinan, China.

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Who is Mr Guo?

Who is Mr Guo?

In our last post, we stated that a source whose identity we had verified had named an MSS Officer in Jinan who was believed to be involved in Cyber operations. We are now in a position to reveal that the name provided to us is 郭林 (Guo Lin). Open source research conducted by analysts working for Intrusion Truth quickly revealed a potential candidate for Guo Lin.

Guo Lin, Masters Student

An IT security paper from 2007 called ‘基于多维角度的攻击分类方法‘ (Method of Classifying Attacks Based on Multi-dimension) was authored by a Guo Lin in which he described himself as a Masters student conducting research into network and information security and malicious code detection. Guo was a Computer Science student at Nanjing University (not Jinan), making it uncertain whether he is indeed the same individual in Jinan named in our tip.

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