Compromise of email accounts of a UK TV station
Date of report
  • March 2017
  • Believed to be the work of APT 28
A threat actor compromised Islam Channel, a small UK TV station, in July 2015. In October 2018, the United Kingdom publicly attributed the compromise to Russian military intelligence.
Suspected victims
  • Islam Channel
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response