Compromise of Ukrainian government
Date of report
  • November 2018
A Russian actor tied to Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) targeted Ukrainian government agencies with a backdoor attacker called Pterodo before and during Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels.
Suspected victims
  • Ukraine
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown