Global phishing campaign against industrial, government, and civil society targets
Date of report
  • March 2020
The Russian threat actor APT 28 used phishing campaigns to steal credentials from organizations across the world, in government, private sector, and civil society. They also searched the internet for vulnerable webmail servers.
Suspected victims
  • Targets across sectors and throughout the world, but especially defense sector and the United Arab Emirates.
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Government
  • Civil society
  • Military