Compromise of Yandex
Date of report
  • June 2019
  • Five Eyes
This threat actor deployed Regin, a rare type of malware, in an attempt to spy on user accounts for Yandex, a Russian search engine and email provider.
Suspected victims
  • Yandex
Suspected state sponsor
  • United States
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response