Targeting of financial institutions in Taiwan
  • Antlion
The Chinese threat actor Antlion targeted financial institutions in Taiwan with a custom backdoor. The hackers stole data from the infected networks in what may have been a larger campaign to gain intelligence on the Taiwanese financial sector. 
Suspected victims
  • Taiwanese financial institutions
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector