Targeting of U.S. COVID relief funds
Date of report
  • December 2022
APT 41 targeted the U.S. Small Business Administration and stole at least $20 million in U.S. COVID relief benefits allocated to businesses in several different U.S. states.
Suspected victims
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Financial Theft
Target category
  • Government
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response