• Microsoft thwarts new Russian cyberattack on U.S. senators and think tanks

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    To protect democracy and free and fair elections, Microsoft had stopped a spearphishing-style cyberattack that is tied to a group with strong links to the Russian military. The company took control of six fake domains.
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  • Kremlin says it does not understand Microsoft's U.S. hacking allegations

    Kremlin says it does not understand Microsoft's U.S. hacking allegations

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The Kremlin said on Tuesday it did not understand allegations from Microsoft that hackers linked to Russia's government had tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks.
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  • Russia denies Microsoft allegations it targeted U.S. think tanks: Ifax

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    The Russian authorities deny allegations from Microsoft that hackers linked to Russia's government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday.
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  • Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate, think tanks: Microsoft

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Microsoft Corp charged that hackers linked to Russia's government sought to launch cyber attacks on the U.S. Senate and conservative American think tanks, warning that Moscow is broadening attacks ahead of November's congressional elections.
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  • Microsoft takes down six phishing domains linked to Russian election hackers

    Microsoft takes down six phishing domains linked to Russian election hackers

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft has seized six phishing domains that belong to Russian government hackers, the company announced today. The domains were registered by Russia's GRU intelligence agency, which is also alleged to have stolen and leaked emails from the Clinton campaign in 2016 .
    The domains appear to be aimed at spoofing government targets, including addresses like “senate.group” and “adfs-senate.email.” Others mimic the domains of the International Republican Institute and the Hudson Institute, which are conservative think tanks that have been critical of President Trump. Presumably, the group was...
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