Simon Willison’s Weblog


How Microsoft names threat actors (via) I’m finding Microsoft’s “naming taxonomy for threat actors” deeply amusing this morning. Charcoal Typhoon are associated with China, Crimson Sandstorm with Iran, Emerald Sleet with North Korea and Forest Blizzard with Russia. The weather pattern corresponds with the chosen country, then the adjective distinguishes different groups (I guess “Forest” is an adjective color).