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Microsoft says it has detected more than 740 infiltration attempts by nation-state actors in the past year targeting U.S.-based political parties, campaigns and other democracy-focused organizations including think tanks and other nonprofits.
A company spokeswoman would not name or further characterize the targets.
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'Many of the democracy-focused attacks we’ve seen recently target NGOs and think tanks, and reflect a pattern that we also observed in the early stages of some previous elections,' wrote Tom Burt, Microsoft's corporate vice president for customer security and trust, in a blog post on Wednesday.
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