Russian hackers behind SolarWinds targeting government agencies, Microsoft warns
- The company said that at least a quarter of the targeted organizations were those who work in international development and human rights or humanitarian work
Tech giant Microsoft, today, warned of a cyberattack possibly orchestrated by cybercriminals from Russia. The company said that the threat actor’s name was Nobelium and it’s targeting government agencies, think tanks, consultants and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). “This wave of attacks targeted approximately 3,000 email accounts at more than 150 different organizations," the company said in a blog post.
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