Targeting of users of Naver
Date of report
  • June 2023
  • Believed to be the work of the North Korean government
North Korean hackers set up a fake website designed to look like the South Korean web portal and search engine Naver, according to a report by the South Korean National Intelligence Service.
Suspected victims
  • Users of the Naver web portal and search engine
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response