Microsoft says the attacks were aimed at seven leading pharmaceutical companies and researchers in the US, Canada, France, India, and South Korea.
Microsoft did n’t name the companies, or provide details about what information may have been stolen or compromised. Microsoft said it had notified the organizations and offered help where the attacks were successful.
The majority of the attacks were blocked by its security protections. Microsoft says the majority were blocked in the attacks. The majority was blocked by security protections.
The hackers used various methods to carry out the attacks. They posed as recruiters seeking job candidates, and as representatives of the World Health Organization.
Cyberattacks are being used to disrupt health care organizations fighting the pandemic.’we think these attacks are unconscionable and should be condemned by all civilized society,’ says Burt.