Microsoft Reportedly Another Cyber ​​Attack By Russian Hackers

Microsoft Reportedly Another Cyber ​​Attack By Russian Hackers

American Software Company Microsoft One Renewed cyber attack Russian hacker reportedly America And at least 23 other countries. Microsoft vice president Tom Burt wrote on his blog, “This wave of attacks targeted nearly 3,000 e-mail accounts in more than 150 different organizations.”

So the hackers had gained access to an e-mail marketing service that is used by the US Agency for Development Cooperation (USAID). Hackers sent phishing emails that sounded like authentic USAID emails. A link in messages should be used to install malware. This allows data theft and the transition of other computers in the network, among other things.

The attack is on

According to Microsoft, the attack continues. “At least a quarter of targeted organizations are active in the areas of international development, humanitarian work and human rights.” The hacker group behind it is Nobelium, which also works for it. US company SolarWinds software attack was responsible.

“These attacks appear to be a continuation of Nobelium’s many attempts to target government agencies involved in foreign policy as part of an intelligence effort,” Burts wrote.

In response, among other things On solarwinds attack US imposed restrictions in April Russia Imposed. US officials blamed Russian foreign intelligence service SWR for the attack. SWR rejected it. The new attack comes weeks before the planned summit of the US president. Joe Biden And Russian head of state Vladimir Putin On 16 June Geneva.

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