Windows Defender ATP thwarts Operation WilySupply software supply chain cyberattack

Credit to Author: msft-mmpc| Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 16:29:18 +0000

Several weeks ago, the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) research team noticed security alerts that demonstrated an intriguing attack pattern. These early alerts uncovered a well-planned, finely orchestrated cyberattack that targeted several high-profile technology and financial organizations. An unknown attacker was taking advantage of a silent yet effective attack vector: the compromised…

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