Targeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency and South Korean defense contractor
Date of report
  • February 2022
The North Korean threat actor Kimsuky used spear-phishing techniques to masquerade as websites and applications to get victims to input their credentials. The victims included a security officer at the International Atomic Energy Agency. 
Suspected victims
  • The International Atomic Energy Agency and Korea Aerospace Industries, a South Korean defense contractor
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown