Targeting of prospective engineers and programmers
Date of report
  • July 2021
Lazarus Group was accused of sending phishing emails pretending to be from major engineering firms to engineers looking for work. The engineers were prompted to download malicious Microsoft Word documents.
Suspected victims
  • Engineers in the United States and Europe
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society