Targeting of Japanese corporations
Date of report
  • December 2021
Japanese corporations were targeted in a spear-phishing campaign launched by a Chinese threat actor. The campaign is likely focused on acquiring trade secrets from targeted companies. 
Suspected victims
  • Japanese defense, media, and telecommunication companies
Suspected state sponsor
  • Japan
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown