Date of report
- May 2023
- Affiliated with the Chinese government.
U.S. government agencies and Microsoft detected activity on critical infrastructure in the United States and Guam by a new Chinese threat actor dubbed Volt Typhoon. The attacks were primarily designed to gather information on U.S. critical infrastructure and military capabilities, but Microsoft and the agencies said the attacks could be preparation for a future attack on U.S. critical infrastructure. Also known as Vanguard Panda.
- U.S. Navy systems and critical infrastructure networks
Suspected state sponsor
Type of incident
- Private sector