Microsoft disrupts activity of Chinese hackers by seizing 42 websites

Dubbed Nickel by Microsoft; the group of Chinese hackers was actively using the now seized websites for intelligence gathering from thanks tanks, human rights organizations, and government agencies. The Microsoft…

Microsoft seizes domains used to attack 29 governments across Latin America, Caribbean, Europe

Microsoft has announced the seizure of dozens of domains used in attacks by the China-based APT group Nickel on governments and NGOs across Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean.  In…

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

Written by Tim Starks Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft obtained a court order to seize websites from a Chinese government-linked espionage group that was using the sites to attack…

SolarWinds hackers, Nobelium, hit cloud providers and resellers

So far, Microsoft has informed 140 companies about the new attack campaign being carried out by Nobelium 14 of which were compromised by the group. The IT security researchers at…

Latest Russian espionage activity is broader than SolarWinds-style hacking effort, Microsoft's Tom Burt says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 25, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An apparent espionage campaign from the same Russian hacking group that breached the U.S. federal contractor SolarWinds in 2020 differed from…