Targeting of employees of companies that operate U.S. nuclear power plants
Date of report
  • June 2017
A threat actor targeted employees of companies that operate nuclear power plants in the United States, which prompted the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI to issue an alert to the industry. An administrative network of the Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corporation was compromised.
Suspected victims
  • United States
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector