SolarWinds hackers, Nobelium, once again strike global IT supply chains, Microsoft warns


Microsoft has warned that Nobelium, the hacking group behind the SolarWinds fiasco, has targeted at least 140 resellers and technology service providers in global IT supply chains.

On October 24, Tom Burt, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & Trust said in an advisory that the advanced persistent threat (APT) group, of Russian origin, has now pivoted to software and cloud service resellers in order to “piggyback on any direct access that resellers may have to their customers’ IT systems.”

The Redmond giant says that Nobelium’s latest campaign was spotted in May this year and no less than 140 companies have been targeted, with 14 confirmed cases of compromise. 

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