Microsoft Exchange Email Hack Was Caused by China, US Says
The Microsoft Exchange hack was first identified in January and was rapidly attributed to Chinese cyber spies by private sector groups.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday blamed China for a hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software that compromised tens of thousands of computers around the world earlier this year. The administration and allied nations also disclosed a broad range of other cyberthreats from Beijing, including ransomware attacks from government-affiliated hackers that have targeted companies with demands for millions of dollars. China’s Ministry of State Security has been using criminal contract hackers, who…