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House Committee Questions Microsoft President Over Security ‘Shortfalls’ After China-Linked Hack

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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The company’s president testified to a Homeland Security panel that security is now its ‘top priority.’ Lawmakers on the House Homeland Security Committee questioned Microsoft President Brad Smith on June 13 over security “shortfalls” that allowed China-linked hackers to breach the software company’s systems last year. The incident, which Microsoft attributed to the China-based hacking group Storm-0558, compromised the emails of more than 500 people, including the secretary of commerce. In addition to stealing 60,000 U.S. State Department emails, the group obtained a list of all State Department email addresses...

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