Targeting of U.S. National Laboratories
Date of report
  • December 2022
In July 2022, Calisto targeted scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory with a fake login page to steal credentials. The hackers appear to have used the harvested credentials to access documents related to counter-proliferation and nuclear accountability in Russia and other states.
Suspected victims
  • Scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response