Microsoft Says China-Linked Hackers Abused Azure in Attacks

Microsoft this week announced that it recently removed 18 Azure Active Directory applications that were being abused by China-linked state-sponsored threat actor GADOLINIUM. Also known as APT40, TEMP.Periscope, TEMP.Jumper, Leviathan, BRONZE MOHAWK, and Kryptonite Panda, the adversary has been active since at least 2013, mainly operating in support of China’s naval modernization efforts, through targeting various engineering and maritime entities, including a U.K.-based company.

Link: Microsoft Says China-Linked Hackers Abused Azure in Attacks
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