Targeting of diplomatic agencies in Eastern Europe
Date of report
  • July 2023
Russian threat actor the Dukes targeted embassies and diplomatic agencies in Eastern Europe with a variety of spear-phishing lures. The attacks used a new variety of malware based on an older piece of malware the Dukes had used previously.
Suspected victims
  • Embassies and diplomats in Eastern Europe
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response