Microsoft warns of Russian hackers targeting vulnerable Outlook email accounts

Uses a vulnerability that was patched in March

John Leonard
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Microsoft warns of Russian hackers targeting vulnerable Outlook email accounts
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Microsoft warns of Russian hackers targeting vulnerable Outlook email accounts

Microsoft Threat Intelligence has warned that a prolific Russian hacking group is actively exploiting a known critical bug in Outlook to gain unauthorised to email accounts.

The group known as Forest Blizzard is also tracked by other names including APT28, Fancy Bear, BlueDelta, FROZENLAKE, Iron Twilight, Sednit and Sofacy. It is associated with the Russian military in...

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