Microsoft Takes Control Of ‘Thallium’ Hacking Domains

Microsoft has scored a victory against a North Korean cybercrime group called “Thallium”, the company has revealed.

Redmond said that it had taken control of web domains used by Thallium to steal information.

The software giant has history in taking on cybercrime and hacking groups through the courts. In August 2018 for example, it foiled a cyber attack that was targeting US conservative groups, when Microsoft security staff gained control of six net domains mimicking their websites.

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