Targeting of Ukrainian civil-society groups
Date of report
  • May 2023
APT 28 targeted Ukrainian civil-society groups using a combination of phishing techniques and compromised Ubiquiti Wi-Fi routers. The phishing emails impersonated documents from a Ukrainian defense think tank, the Center for Defense Strategies.
Suspected victims
  • Ukrainian civil-society organizations
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response