Security Newsletter
11 Mar 2024
Microsoft says Russian hackers breached its systems, accessed source code
Microsoft says the Russian 'Midnight Blizzard' hacking group recently accessed some of its internal systems and source code repositories using authentication secrets stolen during a January cyberattack.
In January, Microsoft disclosed that Midnight Blizzard (aka NOBELIUM) had breached corporate email servers after conducting a password spray attack that allowed access to a legacy non-production test tenant account.
A later blog post revealed that this test account did not have multi-factor authentication enabled, allowing the threat actors to gain access to breach Microsoft's systems.
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