Nobelium hackers accessed Microsoft customer support tools

Microsoft says they have discovered new attacks conducted by the Russian state-sponsored Nobelium hacking group, including a hacked Microsoft support agent’s computer that exposed customer’s subscription information.

Nobelium is Microsoft’s name for a state-sponsored hacking group believed to be operating out of Russia responsible for the SolarWinds supply-chain attacks.

In a new blog post published Friday night, Microsoft states that the hacking group has been conducting password spray and brute-force attacks to gain access to corporate networks.

Read more…
Source: Bleeping Computer