Key Lesson from Microsoft’s Password Spray Hack: Secure Every Account

Key Lesson from Microsoft’s Password Spray Hack: Secure Every Account


In January 2024, Microsoft discovered they’d been the victim of a hack orchestrated by Russian-state hackers Midnight Blizzard (sometimes known as Nobelium). The concerning detail about this case is how easy it was to breach the software giant. It wasn’t a highly technical hack that exploited a zero-day vulnerability – the hackers used a simple password spray attack to take control of

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