Targeting of human rights groups and activists related to human rights advocacy in North Korea
Date of report
  • April 2023
  • Believed to be the work of the North Korean government
An APT group with similarities to Kimusky compromised legitimate business websites to target human rights groups and activists in North Korea.
Suspected victims
  • Human rights groups and activists focused on North Korea
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response