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Microsoft seizes web domains used by North Korean hackers

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The FBI has setup a website https://www.ic3.gov/ to handle computer fraud for normal people located inside the USA. This can also apply to phone fraud, if a computer is involved regardless of where the fraud crew is located in the world.

No customer support for Apple or Microsoft will ever call you directly about a computer problem on your side.

The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant. We can best process your complaint if we receive accurate and complete information from you.

Better 20 yrs late than never.

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Microsoft, which had been investigating the group through its Digital Crimes Unit and Threat Intelligence Center, said the hacking group sent spoofed emails that appeared to come from Microsoft which tricked users into revealing their login credentials, a technique known as spear phishing.

Microsoft said this was the fourth nation-state group it has acted against and follows similar moves against operations from China, Russia and Iran, dubbed Barium, Strontium and Phosphorus, respectively.

These nation-state groups are something else

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Axis powers?

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