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For Microsoft, cybersecurity has become bigger than business

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The company operates in cyberspace in much the same fashion that nation-states do.

Munich Security Conference attendees targeted with Iran-linked spearphishing, Microsoft says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Double check that high-profile "invite" in your inbox.

Cyber Command, Microsoft take action against TrickBot botnet before Election Day

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The Pentagon and Microsoft have moved against one of the world’s largest botnets in recent weeks.

Microsoft strikes back at Necurs botnet by preemptively disabling hacking tools

by Jeff Stone • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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 • 3 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.

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