Targeting of foreign embassies in Kyiv
Date of report
  • September 2023
The Dukes were observed sending phishing emails to various foreign embassies in Kyiv, Ukraine, after the start of Ukraine’s counteroffensive in June 2023. The campaign appears aimed at gathering intelligence on foreign sentiment toward Ukraine.
Suspected victims
  • Foreign embassies based in Kyiv, Ukraine
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response