Targeting of military and public institutions in Afghanistan and several east European countries
Date of report
  • August 2022
The attackers sent phishing emails containing a malicious Microsoft Word document, which installed multiple Backdoors on targeted systems. The group likely used that access to conduct espionage.
Suspected victims
  • Manufacturers of military products and military contractors in Afghanistan and Eastern Europe
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Military
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response