Targeting of Central European aerospace and defense companies
Date of report
  • June 2020
Hackers impersonated recruiters from Collins Aerospace and General Dynamics to lure in employees with enticing job offers, subsequently tricking them into opening malicious files sent via LinkedIn’s private messaging app.
Suspected victims
  • European aerospace and defense firms
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown