Targeting of South Korean defense industry
Date of report
  • December 2023
The Seoul Metropolitan Police said that Lazarus Group had broken into the networks of several companies connected to the South Korean defense industry and managed to steal sensitive information about anti-aircraft systems the companies manufacture or design.
Suspected victims
  • South Korean defense companies
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response