Microsoft Could Get $150 Million in US Cyber Spending Despite Recent Hacks

Microsoft Email Flaw Said to Compromise Over 20,000 US Organisations

Microsoft stands to receive nearly a quarter of Covid relief funds destined for US cybersecurity defenders, sources told Reuters, angering some lawmakers who don’t want to increase funding for a company whose software was recently at the heart of two big hacks. Congress allocated the funds at issue in the COVID relief bill signed on … Read more

European Union Banking Regulator Hit by Microsoft Email Hack

Microsoft Email Hack Affects European Union Banking Regulator

The European Banking Authority, a key EU financial regulator, says it has fallen victim to a hack of its Microsoft email system which the US company blames on a Chinese group. Microsoft said last week that a state-sponsored group operating out of China was exploiting previously unknown security flaws in its Exchange email services to … Read more

Microsoft Email Flaw Said to Compromise Over 20,000 US Organisations

Microsoft Email Flaw Said to Compromise Over 20,000 US Organisations

More than 20,000 US organisations have been compromised through a back door installed via recently patched flaws in Microsoft’s email software, a person familiar with the US government’s response said on Friday. The hacking has already reached more places than all of the tainted code downloaded from SolarWinds, the company at the heart of another massive hacking … Read more