Suspected Russian Hackers Gained Edge Through Tech Firm Attacks

Kartikay Mehrotra and Alyza Sebenius report:

Whether it was opportunity, strategy or sheer chutzpah, the suspected Russian hackers behind a massive cyber-attack revealed last month focused particular attention on technology companies, including cybersecurity firms entrusted to find malicious activity in their clients’ networks.

Four cybersecurity companies announced this week that they had been targeted as part of the attack, adding to a list of at least eight other tech companies that the hackers tried to breach. Many of the companies said they successfully blocked the attackers, but some others acknowledged that their networks were infiltrated.

Read more on Bloomberg to find out about the companies that have revealed that they were attacked — and in some cases, successfully.

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