Constant Contact Email Service Used in Phishing Attack

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Nobelium, the Russian hacking group responsible for last year’s big SolarWinds hack, has struck again. This time, it used cloud email marketing firm Constant Contact in a phishing attempt that compromised 3,000 email accounts across 150 companies, according to CRN. 

According to Tom Burt, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of customer security and trust, “Nobelium launched this week’s attacks by gaining access to the Constant Contact account of the United States Agency for International Development”. 

In a blog post dubbed Another Nobelium Cyberattack, Microsoft highlighted the newest intrusion from the state-sponsored hackers, warning that part of Nobelium’s playbook is to get access to trusted technology suppliers and infect their clients. 

According to Microsoft, Nobelium initiated the attack this week not by…

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