Targeting of French public organizations
Date of report
  • December 2021
Nobelium, a Russian threat actor, is believed to have compromised the servers of several French organizations as early as February 2021 to launch spear-phishing attacks against foreign organizations. 
Suspected victims
  • French civil society organizations with significant foreign ties.
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown