Targeting of Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Date of report
  • October 2018
  • Believed to be the work of APT 28
A threat actor targeted Westinghouse Electric Company, a nuclear power developer, for espionage purposes. One of the individuals alleged to be behind this incident, believed to be Russian military intelligence (known as GRU), was indicted by the U.S. Justice Department.
Suspected victims
  • Westinghouse Electric Company
Suspected state sponsor
  • Russian Federation
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Private sector
Victim government reaction
  • Yes
Policy response
Suspected state sponsor response