Targeting of Russian missile design firm
Date of report
  • August 2023
APT 37, a North Korean threat actor, compromised sensitive networks, including an email server, at the Russian missile design firm NPO Mashinostroyeniya. The company has previously been involved in designing hypersonic missiles and newer generation ballistic missiles.
Suspected victims
  • NPO Mashinostroyeniya, a Russian missile design firm
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Military
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response