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U.S. Cyber Safety Board Slams Microsoft Over Breach by China-Based Hackers
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U.S. Cyber Safety Board Slams Microsoft Over Breach by China-Based Hackers

Microsoft has come under fire from the U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) for a string of security failings that allowed a nation-state group named Storm-0558, based in China, to compromise almost two dozen businesses in Europe and the United States last year. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) findings, which were made public on Tuesday, the attack was avoidable and only succeeded as a result of a "cascade of Microsoft's avoidable errors. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a statement that it had discovered a number of Microsoft operational and strategic choices that, taken as a whole, suggested a corporate culture that devalued enterprise security investments and strict risk management. This was in conflict with the company's prominence in...