Targeting of Chinese cybersecurity researchers.
Date of report
  • November 2021
  • Lazarus Group
The North Korean cyber gang Lazarus Group was accused of attempting to breach Chinese cyber espionage groups' systems in 2020 in an effort to exploit zero-days and other vulnerabilities. The effort is likely related to an earlier North Korean attempt to attack cybersecurity researchers in the United States and Eastern Europe. 
Suspected victims
  • Chinese hacking groups
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Military
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown