By Ben Kochman (October 7, 2021, 7:48 PM EDT) — Russia-sponsored actors were responsible for more than half of all nation-state-backed cyberattacks tracked by Microsoft since mid-2020, including a headline-grabbing intrusion into at least nine U.S. federal agencies, the tech giant said Thursday.
The company said Kremlin-backed groups have also improved their success rates for “compromising” victim systems from 21 to 33% and in recent months have ratcheted up their attacks on government organizations — a “confluence of trends that could portend more high-impact compromises in the year ahead,” Microsoft warned.
Microsoft released the statistics as part of its annual Digital Defense Report, which tracked nation-state cyber threat activity from July 2020 to this…
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
- Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
- Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
- Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!
TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS