Targeting of telecommunications equipment in Guam
Date of report
  • May 2023
Volt Typhoon is a threat actor that has been active since 2021 and targets various organizations, including educational institutions, information technology companies, military networks, and transportation groups for the purposes of espionage. The group primarily targets high-value victims and maintains persistent access through “living off the land” techniques and hands-on activity.
Suspected victims
  • Military networks in Guam and critical infrastructure networks in the United States
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Military
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response