Targeting of Palauans via an Australian telecommunications company
Date of report
  • June 2022
Chinese threat actor APT 40 was found using a zero-day in Microsoft Office products, dubbed Follina, as part of a spear-phishing campaign against targets in Palau.
Suspected victims
  • Australian telecommunications networks and a group of Palauan users
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown