Targeting of Chinese-language news websites
Date of report
  • July 2017
A threat actor targeted the China Digital Times, a civil-society and news organization based outside China that publishes English- and Chinese-language content, using phishing techniques with the goal of compromising its network.
Suspected victims
  • United States
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown