Targeting of companies in Central Asia
Date of report
  • May 2020
  • Vicious Panda
A group using tools similar to Chinese government–affiliated group Vicious Panda targeted high-profile companies in Central Asia and planting backdoors to gain access to corporate networks. The group is also believed to be behind cyberattacks in Belarus, Mongolia, and Russia.
Suspected victims
  • Central Asian Businesses
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Government