Microsoft closes 50 domains operated by North Korean hackers

Microsoft takes control of 50 domains operated by Thallium (APT37), a North Korean cyber-espionage group. The tech giant said the 50 domains were used to launch cyberattacks by a group the company has been tracking as Thallium (also known as APT37).

“Based on victim information, the targets included government employees, think tanks, university staff members, members of organizations focused on world peace and human rights, and individuals that work on nuclear proliferation issues,” said today Tom Burt, Corporate Vice President of Customer Security & Trust at Microsoft.

Read the report here by Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | December 30, 2019 – 21:53 GMT (08:53 AEDT) | Topic: Security