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APT first attained widespread visibility when Mandiant Security described a series of network security and website breaches in January 2013. Most were about the activities of Comment Crew and were referred to as an Advanced Persistent Threat, or APT.Annoying Persistent Threat
This Wikipedia article, titled Sexual Roleplay, also experienced a persistent threat. However, there is nothing advanced about it.
Under attack by SomethingAwful
Note that none of this has any implied nor intentional association with Mandiant Security, the People’s Republic of China, The New York Times nor network security. SomethingAwful.com is an amusing website that is not always so awful. Computer and data security is on my mind a lot lately. That should resonate with anyone who reads a newspaper or watches television or uses the internet at least once a month.