Attempted attack on the Democratic National Convention (DNC) during 2018 elections
Date of report
  • January 2019
The DNC alleged it was targeted in an unsuccessful cyberattack eight days after the 2018 elections in an attempted spear-phishing campaign.
Suspected victims
  • Democratic National Committee
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown