Targeting of a European defense agency
Date of report
  • March 2018
  • Believed to be the work of APT 28
A threat actor targeted a European defense agency with a spear-phishing email, which only deploys a payload if the victim opens an email attachment and scrolls to page 3.
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government