Compromise of German government networks
Date of report
  • August 2007
Threat actors compromised computers in the chancellery and in the foreign, economic, and research ministries.
Suspected victims
  • German Chancellery
  • Ministry of Education and Research
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response