The New York Times reports:
Russia’s premier intelligence agency has launched another campaign to pierce thousands of U.S. government, corporate and think-tank computer networks, Microsoft officials and cybersecurity experts warned on Sunday, only months after President Biden imposed sanctions on Moscow in response to a series of sophisticated spy operations it had conducted around the world.
The new effort is “very large, and it is ongoing,” Tom Burt, one of Microsoft’s top security officers, said in an interview. Government officials confirmed that the operation, apparently aimed at acquiring data stored in the cloud, seemed to come out of the S.V.R., the Russian intelligence agency that was the first to enter the Democratic National Committee’s networks during the 2016 election.
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Russia launched a cybersurveillance campaign against the U.S. government and corporate and think-tank computer networks, cybersecurity experts said on Sunday.
It comes just months after the U.S. imposed sanctions on Moscow over its spy operations.https://t.co/0qAbVx38Ot
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