Targeting of a chemical plant in Ukraine
Date of report
  • July 2018
A threat actor used a tool called VPNFilter to target a chemical plant in eastern Ukraine that provides chlorine to water- and sewage-treatment plants in that country. Ukraine’s intelligence service claims to have thwarted the incident.
Suspected victims
  • Ukraine
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Sabotage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown