Targeting of South Korean chemical sector organizations
Date of report
  • April 2022
In an extension of its Operation Dream Job campaign, North Korea’s Lazarus Group targeted individuals working at chemical sector organizations in South Korea. Lazarus used fake job-themed lures to bait victims into opening a malicious link and downloading malware used for cyber espionage.
Suspected victims
  • South Korean chemical sector organizations
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response