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Microsoft Warns of Russia-Backed Credentials Stealing Campaign
Microsoft’s security team recently said that it had found evidence of a jump in cyber attacks orchestrated by the Russian state-backed Midnight Blizzard crew eyeing personal credentials.
The Midnight Blizzard hackers, also known as Nobelium and tracked as APT29, Cozy Bear, Iron Hemlock, and The Dukes, uses residential proxy services to obfuscate the source IP address of their attacks that typically target governments, IT service providers, NGOs, defense industry, and critical manufacturing, Microsoft said in a series of Twitter posts.