Targeting of major telecommunications and network service providers
Date of report
  • June 2022
  • Believed to be the work of the Chinese government
Chinese-backed threat actors identified vulnerabilities to gain access to major telecommunication companies and network service providers to access and exfiltrate victim data.
Suspected victims
  • Public and private telecommunications providers and network service providers in the United States.
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response