Nation-state attackers breach Microsoft

Russian attackers breach senior leadership emails

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Microsoft has blamed Russia's Nobelium group
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Microsoft has blamed Russia's Nobelium group

State-backed Russian hackers successfully infiltrated Microsoft's corporate email system, gaining unauthorised access to the accounts of senior company leaders.

The Microsoft Security Response Center detected an intrusion by the Russian state-sponsored hacking group Midnight Blizzard (aka Nobelium), believed to be part of the SVR Foreign Intelligence Servi...

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