Targeting of Dutch police in the investigation of flight MH17 shootdown
Date of report
  • June 2021
The Dutch police units investigating the destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014 were hacked sometime in 2017 by groups associated with the Russian intelligence services.
Suspected victims
  • The Netherlands' National Police Corps
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government