Microsoft Warns of Widening APT29 Espionage Attacks Targeting Global Orgs

Microsoft said on Thursday that it has started notifying other businesses about the Russian state-sponsored threat actors that were behind a cyberattack on its networks in late November 2023.

The revelation that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) had been the target of an attack by a hacker group known as APT29—also referred to as BlueBravo, Cloaked Ursa, Cozy Bear, Midnight Blizzard (previously Nobelium), and The Dukes—occurs one day prior to this development.

The Microsoft Threat Intelligence team stated in a recent advice that “this threat actor is known to primarily target governments, diplomatic entities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and IT service providers read more Microsoft Warns of Widening APT29 Espionage Attacks Targeting Global Orgs.

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