Compromise of the Dukes
Date of report
  • January 2018
A threat actor successfully compromised the networks of the Dukes, gaining visibility into the Dukes’ targeting methods and operations. This compromise allegedly helped the U.S. intelligence community to attribute the 2016 compromise of the Democratic National Committee and other entities to Russian state-sponsored actors.
Suspected victims
  • Russian Federation
Suspected state sponsor
  • Netherlands
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government