MICROSOFT SHARES ADVANCE AFTER THWARTING RUSSIAN CYBER-ATTACK

Microsoft is currently trading at $108.06 and has gained 0.54% from the last closing price. The stock is gaining momentum since the last two trading sessions.

Microsoft shares rose after it had reported that it had stopped a Russian cyberattack on websites related to conservative US think tanks.  Microsoft president Brad Smith said that the Russian government hackers created 6 websites that tried to mimic those of certain conservative US think tanks, the Senate, and even Microsoft itself. The goal was to trick people into clicking through those fake pages and thereby allowing the hackers to steal information from the visitors. Microsoft stated it found those sites and seized them.

In other recent news, Microsoft is being investigated by U.S. authorities over potential bribery and corruption related to software sales in Hungary, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

On the technical front, the RSI is currently at 55.34% and suggests that the market can move in the upward direction. The %K has crossed the %D from below to the upside at 33.5% and suggests that the market may head upwards. The current price is above the MA20. Overall market sentiment seems to be positive.

 

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