Microsoft Says It's Battling Russian Cyberattacks On Ukraine

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By Hailey Konnath (April 7, 2022, 10:26 PM EDT) — Microsoft said Thursday that it’s been tracking and disrupting Russian cyberattacks targeting Ukraine, in particular by securing a court order authorizing the tech giant to take control of seven internet domains used by a Russia-linked actor that it calls “Strontium.”

According to a Microsoft blog post, the company has recently observed Strontium’s attacks on Ukrainian institutions and was able to disrupt some of them this week. It said a court issued an order authorizing the domain takeover on Wednesday.

“We have since re-directed these domains to a sinkhole controlled by Microsoft, enabling us to mitigate Strontium’s current use of these domains…

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