Targeting of South Korean defense industry and an electronics manufacturer
Date of report
  • August 2023
Andariel, a subgroup of Lazarus Group, attacked South Korean defense companies and an electronics device manufacturer in March 2023. The group used several malware strains that have been used in previous attacks on South Korean universities.
Suspected victims
  • South Korean defense conglomerates, universities, and electronics manufacturers
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response