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Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The action is the result of eight yesrs of tracking and planning, the company said.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Russian hackers targeted office of vulnerable Democrat

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

The same outfit of Russian hackers that launched cyberattacks against U.S. targets in the 2016 election also targeted Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Miss., a red-state Democrat who faces a tough reelection bid this year.

Microsoft reveals first known Russian hacking attempt aimed at 2018 midterms

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

The first Russian cyber salvos have already been fired – and batted back – in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections, a Microsoft executive said.

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