Targeting with spyware of Meta employee who holds U.S. and Greek citizenship
Date of report
  • March 2023
  • Believed to be the work of the Greek intelligence service
Greece’s national intelligence service installed Predator spyware onto the phone of a Meta employee in the country, Artemis Seaford, in September 2021 and operated the malware for at least two months. Why Seaford was targeted is unclear, and the Greek authorities have said they will launch an investigation into the hack.
Suspected victims
  • Artemis Seaford, a Meta employee
Suspected state sponsor
  • Greece
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response