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Microsoft Warns of Expanding Russian Cyber Offensive in Ukraine

Dec. 3, 2022, 5:09 PM

Moscow will intensify its cyber efforts to pressure the sources of Ukraine’s military and political support both domestic and foreign, according to Microsoft Corp.

In a post on the company’s “On the Issues” blog, Clint Watts, general manager of Microsoft’s digital threat analysis center, urged customers to prepare for more Russian cyber attacks over the winter.

“Russian military intelligence actors’ recent execution of a ransomware-style attack -- known as Prestige -- in Poland may be a harbinger of Russia further extending cyberattacks beyond the borders of Ukraine,” Watts said.

Alongside almost two months of missile and drone strikes ...