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More than 20,000 US companies compromised through Microsoft flaw: Report

The hacking has already reached more places than all of the tainted code downloaded from SolarWinds Corp, the company at the heart of another massive hacking spree uncovered in December

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Microsoft | Data Privacy | Hacking

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

By Joseph Menn, Raphael Satter and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 20,000 U.S. organizations have been compromised through a back door installed via recently patched flaws in Microsoft Corp's email software, a person familiar with the U.S. government's response said on Friday. The hacking has already reached more places than all of the tainted code downloaded from SolarWinds Corp, the company at the heart of another massive hacking spree uncovered in December. The latest hack has left channels for remote access spread among credit unions, town ...

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First Published: Sat, March 06 2021. 08:06 IST
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