Targeting of German energy technology, chemicals, and consumer goods companies, among others
Date of report
  • July 2019
  • Believed to be the work of Winnti.
A threat actor used a Trojan horse to gain remote backdoor access to German energy technology company Siemens, chemical firm BASF, and consumer goods company Henkel. Non-German companies Roche, Lion Air, and Marriott were also targeted.
Suspected victims
  • Germany
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector