Russian-Linked Operation Targeted U.S. Senate, Microsoft Says

Parts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the U.S. Senate and conservative think tanks were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced. The company said it executed a court order giving it control of six websites created by a group known as Fancy Bear, which was behind the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee and directed by the GRU, the Russian military intelligence unit, according to cybersecurity firms.

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