Targeting of the Pakistani government
Date of report
  • November 2022
The threat actors behind Patchwork, an Indian APT, used spear-fishing tactics to install the Badnews backdoor and steal information from Pakistani government agencies.
Suspected victims
  • Pakistani government agencies
Suspected state sponsor
  • India
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response