Targeting of Hungary's foreign ministry networks
Date of report
  • March 2022
  • Believed to be the work of Russia's government
Hackers from the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) and military intelligence agency, GRU, conducted a lengthy espionage campaign targeting Hungary’s foreign ministry networks. The initial infection was delivered via attachments in phishing emails and spread through the internal network, compromising more than 150 sites of more than 90 Hungarian foreign missions.  
Suspected victims
  • Hungary's foreign ministry networks
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown