Targeting of South Korean academics, government agencies, and political groups
Date of report
  • September 2023
Chinese threat actor Tick was found using spoofed domains to target South Korean political, government, and academic organizations. The attack appears aimed at gathering intelligence.
Suspected victims
  • South Korean academic, government, and political organizations
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response