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Microsoft says ransom-seeking hackers taking advantage of server flaws

The disclosure is the realization of worries that have been coursing through the security community for days

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Microsoft | Ransomeware cyber attack | Cyberattacks

Reuters 

Ransom-seeking hackers have begun taking advantage of a recently disclosed flaw in Microsoft's widely used mail server software, the company said early Thursday - a serious escalation that could portend widespread digital disruption. The disclosure, initially made on Twitter by Microsoft Corp security program manager Phillip Misner and later confirmed by the Redmond, Washington-based company, is the realization of worries that have been coursing through the security community for days. Since March 2, when Microsoft announced the discovery of serious vulnerabilities in ...

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First Published: Fri, March 12 2021. 21:11 IST
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