Compromise of three Australian mining companies
Date of report
  • April 2010
A threat actor compromised the computer networks of Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, and Fortescue Metals and exfiltrated data.
Suspected victims
  • Rio Tinto
  • BHP Billiton
  • Fortescue Metals
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown