Targeting of German critical infrastructure sectors
Date of report
  • June 2018
A threat actor targeted critical infrastructure entities in the energy, water, and telecommunications sectors, prompting the German government to issue a public alert. In remarks following the alert's release, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency accused Russia of controlling the targeting campaign.
Suspected victims
  • Germany
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response