Compromise of American aerospace companies
Date of report
  • October 2018
  • China's Jiangsu Ministry of State Security
This threat actor reportedly intruded into American aerospace companies' computer systems to steal intellectual property and business information, including information related to turbofan engines used in commercial aircraft.
Suspected victims
  • Aerospace companies based in Arizona, Massachusetts, and Oregon
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response