Targeting of Vietnamese and Southeast Asian internet users
Date of report
  • November 2020
The Vietnamese threat actor APT Ocean Lotus created Vietnamese-language news websites with articles that installed malware, loaded a web profiling framework, or redirected users to phishing pages.
Suspected victims
  • Internet users in Vietnam and Southeast Asia
Suspected state sponsor
  • Vietnam
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown