Russia is behind 58 percent of hacking

  Russia comes first, followed by North Korea, then Iran, then China (Getty)

Microsoft said Thursday that Russia had the lion's share of state-sponsored hacking discovered by the company over the past year, at 58 percent.

Government organizations accounted for more than half of the targets of Moscow-linked hacking groups for the year through June 2021, compared to just 3 percent the previous year, according to“Microsoft” Always.

At the same time, the success rate of Russian interventions in governmental and non-state targets increased from 21% to 32% year on year, the tech giant said in a report focusing on state-backed activity andCybercrime.

The report comes at a time when you are looking forward Biden administration to strengthen the US government’s defenses against cyber espionage from Russia, and to publicly expose this activity with US allies.

The European Union last month criticized Russian hacking and leaking operations that the bloc said were aimed at interfering with democracy.

The data includes a process espionage The Russian hacker hacked at least nine US federal agencies in 2020 by exploiting software made by Texas-based SolarWinds.

CNN reported on Wednesday that the same Russian group behind this activity has continued in recent months to try to infiltrate US and European government organizations.

In April, the Biden administration blamed Russia’s foreign intelligence service, the SVR, for the spying campaign, while Moscow denied involvement in the espionage campaign. the pirate.

Microsoft said Thursday that 58 percent of government-related hacking attempts originated in Russia, followed by 23 percent from North Korea, 11 percent from Iran and 8 percent from China.

The data comes with caveats. A series of failed attempts to guess the passwords of the targeted organizations, for example, are considered separate hacking attempts. and did not reach “Microsoft” About US intelligence agencies, which also conduct cyber espionage campaigns.

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