Targeting of Ukrainian government agencies in phishing attack
Date of report
  • June 2023
GhostWriter launched phishing attacks against Ukrainian government agencies. The group used malicious documents purporting to be a report from an expert at the National Defense University of Ukraine.
Suspected victims
  • Agencies in the Ukrainian government who collaborate with National Defense University of Ukraine
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Government
  • Military
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response