Targeting of U.S. energy and other critical infrastructure sectors
Date of report
  • March 2018
A threat actor that the U.S. government believes to be sponsored by the Russian government, targets entities in the U.S. energy, nuclear power, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors. According to the Department of Homeland Security, this activity has been ongoing since at least 2014.
Suspected victims
  • United States
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response