• Also known as JS Sykipot, Backdoor Sykipot, and Maverick Panda
This threat actor has been targeting the U.S. defense industrial base, telecommunications, computer hardware, government contractors, and aerospace firms since at least 2006. It was also seen targeting "Umbrella revolution" activists.
Suspected victims
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • Hong Kong
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Military