Targeting of American defense industry
The North Korean threat actor Lazarus Group leveraged a Windows update to conduct spear-phishing attacks, sending fake job offers from Lockheed Martin. Lazarus has used fake job offers in the past to plant malware on defense industry systems.  
Suspected victims
  • American defense industry
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Military
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown