Chinese intelligence repurposed NSA tools to attack private companies
Date of report
  • May 2019
The threat actor repurposed hacking tools used against them by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to attack private companies in Asia and Europe. These attacks went undetected for two years.
Suspected victims
  • Belgium, Luxembourg, The Philippines, and Vietnam
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown