Spear-phishing campaign against Google accounts in 2015
Date of report
  • June 2016
  • Believed to be the work of APT 28
A threat actor conducted a spear-phishing campaign against more than 1,800 Google accounts, including those of military and government personnel, journalists, and nongovernmental organizations, for the purpose of espionage.
Suspected victims
  • United States
  • European Union
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Private sector
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown