Targeting of South Korean hospital network
Date of report
  • May 2023
Kimsuky attacked the networks of Seoul National University Hospital in 2021 and stole personal data from over eight hundred thousand current and former patients and employees. Two years later, South Korean police attributed the attack to North Korea.
Suspected victims
  • Seoul National University Hospital
Suspected state sponsor
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response