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Microsoft, hackers are aiming at EU institutions

Microsoft, hackers are aiming at EU institutions

Rome--in recent months, democratic institutions, NGOs and think tanks in Europe have been targeted by hackers. This was announced by Microsoft, which announces the provision for European countries to one informatics security tool to protect people and institutions from politics ahead of the may vote.

Discovered attacks, explains this morning Microsoft Vice President Tom Burt in a post, "not limited to election campaigns, but extend to think tanks and nonprofits working on democracy, electoral integrity and public policies, and they are often in contact with government officials ".

The attacks involved the Aspen Institute, the German Council on foreign relations and the German Marshall Fund. Of these organizations, between September and December 2018 have been targeted in France, Belgium, Germany 104 employees, Poland, Romania and Serbia, says Burt, that behind the attacks there is Strontium, hacker group believed linked to the Russian Government. (ANSA).

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