Targeting of former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign staff and U.S. international affairs community
Date of report
  • September 2020
Responsible for targeting non-campaign email accounts belonging to former Vice President Biden’s election campaign staff. Also responsible for using web bugs to determine whether accounts belonging to academics and important figures in the international affairs community are active.
Suspected victims
  • Individuals associated with the U.S. election
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Civil society