Microsoft finds China-based hackers spying on government-linked email accounts

Posted on AllSides July 12th, 2023
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Microsoft disclosed in a blog post Tuesday night that a China-based hacking group gained access to an unspecified number of email accounts across approximately 25 organizations. Why it matters: Many of the accounts affected are tied to government agencies and individuals likely associated with those agencies, Microsoft said. • The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency also said in an advisory released Wednesday that a U.S. federal civilian agency identified "suspicious activity" in its Microsoft 365 cloud environment last month, resulting in state-backed hackers exfiltrating unclassified information. • But it remains...

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