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Microsoft hack: Biden launches emergency taskforce to address cyber-attack

The ‘unusually aggressive’ attack allowed hackers to access email accounts of at least 30,000 organizations in the US

The Biden administration is launching an emergency taskforce to address an aggressive cyber-attack that has affected hundreds of thousands of Microsoft customers around the world – the second major hacking campaign to hit the US since the election.

The attack, first reported by security researcher Brian Krebs on 5 March, allowed hackers to access the email accounts of at least 30,000 organizations in the US.

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