Targeting of entities focusing on Taiwan
Date of report
  • August 2020
  • Believed to be the work of the Chinese government. 
Hackers targeted various entities involved in Taiwan-related issues with spear-phishing emails containing Taidoor, a remote-access trojan (RAT) designed to maintain a presence on victim networks for use in later network exploitation.
Suspected victims
  • Government agencies
  • Private sector companies
  • Think tanks
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Private sector
  • Civil society