Targeting of UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
Date of report
  • June 2022
  • Believed to be the work of the Iranian government
The Israeli defense minister has accused Iran and Hezbollah of attempting a cyberattack against the UNIFIL to steal information about its activities within southern Lebanon.
Suspected victims
  • UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon
Suspected state sponsor
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
  • Military
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response